POPULAR CULTURE IN THE RENAISSANCE

FASHION

 

 


Served as a uniform, designated status

The Madonna and Child with Saints Jerome and Mary Magdalene


Certain individuals were required to wear specific garments

Prostitutes

Scarlet skirt

Lepers

Gray coat, red hat

Public penitents

White robes

Released heretics

Crosses sewn on both sides of their chests

Jews

Yellow circle on every chest

(Manchester 55)


 

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Robin 
Medeiros

Popular Culture 
in the
Renaissance

Prismatic Perception