"Light and Truth"
This is a tumblr full of paintings, textiles, antiques, writings, and artefacts from Italian History. Currently focusing on the Renaissance and Baroque periods.
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Child’s Hat18th Century ItalyEmbroidery, punto scritto 

Child’s Hat
18th Century Italy
Embroidery, punto scritto 

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Pair of Mittens17th Century ItalianKnitted 

Pair of Mittens
17th Century Italian
Knitted 

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Panel of Silk Weaving1700-25 ItalySilk damask background with silk brocade 

Panel of Silk Weaving
1700-25 Italy
Silk damask background with silk brocade 

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Woman’s Coif with Pointed Lappets19th Century ItalyEmbroidered Cloth 

Woman’s Coif with Pointed Lappets
19th Century Italy
Embroidered Cloth 

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Head of FloraFlorence, Italy 1400-1500Glazed terracotta MFA Boston 

Head of Flora
Florence, Italy 1400-1500
Glazed terracotta 
MFA Boston 

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Lace Collar16th-17th Century ItalyLinen, lace, point, punto in aria 

Lace Collar
16th-17th Century Italy
Linen, lace, point, punto in aria 

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Woman’s Gloves18th Century ItalySilk Knit, Lace 

Woman’s Gloves
18th Century Italy
Silk Knit, Lace 

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Infant’s Cap18th Century ItalyEmbroidered 

Infant’s Cap
18th Century Italy
Embroidered 

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Book of Hours (Hours of the Virgin, Use of Rome)1400-50 ItalyTempera, ink, and gold on parchmentBindings of orange silk brocade over wooden boards,With leather bands and metal clasps 

Book of Hours (Hours of the Virgin, Use of Rome)
1400-50 Italy
Tempera, ink, and gold on parchment
Bindings of orange silk brocade over wooden boards,
With leather bands and metal clasps 

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Man’s Negligee CapAbout 1675-1725, ItalySilk velvet embroidered with gold metallic thread 

Man’s Negligee Cap
About 1675-1725, Italy
Silk velvet embroidered with gold metallic thread