Doña Ana de Mendoza - y de la Cerda, Princess of Eboli, Duchess of Pastrana. She was considered one of Spain’s greatest beauties, despite having lost an eye in a mock duel with a page when she was young.
Century renaissance suit, from red and gold velvet, slashed and lined with gold silk jacquard. Suit consists of a doublet with detachable sleeves with leather cuffs and collar, trunk hose, cloak & chemise
Carcanet or carcan is a jeweled collar or necklace. Carcanets were typically quite elaborate and formal, and worn closely fitted. The style seems to have first appeared with the reemergence of the necklace during the end of the medieval period in the late