Figure depicting a Goyesco, manufactured and designed in Spain by the prestigious Galician brand of ceramic and porcelain, Galos.
Height: 24 cm
Width: 12 cm
Depth: 12 cm
What is a Goyesco?
It is the costume worn in Madrid since the late eighteenth century to the mid-nineteenth century and was adopted by the upper classes copying folk costumes, as a result of the need to appear sober and populism after the French Revolution. In the case of women, Goya costume consists of a fitted bodice in rich fabrics (usually velvets) low-cut and plugging handkerchief with lantern sleeves shoulder and then adjusted, net to the head, also full skirt from the waist apron. The costume is usually embroidered both skirt and bodice.
In the case of man costume Goya forms of white shirt with a sash, jacket (in rich fabrics) short buttoned and adorned with embroidery and neckerchief matching the sash. The pants are tight and reaches below the knees seeing blancas.Y black stockings embroidered net to the head, it topped with a tassel or "strawberry tree" at the end.
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