What Are The Changes In Clothing During The Renaissance Era

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These four pictures show sleeves in its elaborate glamor. During the Renaissance period, women sleeves were exaggerated and elaborate in design. Sleeves were usually depicted in the bagpipe, funnel, cylindrical, slashing, laced, and with hanging sleeves that served no particular function. The first picture is a vintage haute couture costume that showed extremely exaggerated bagpipe sleeves. According to the textbook, this was a popular fashion statement for the time period. The second picture shows how a houppelande with sleeve openings may have looked, also this can be seen as a loose fitting elongated funnel sleeve with an opening for the arms. Some of the pictures in the textbook show how sleeves were long enough to drag on the ground, hence

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