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== Introduction ==
 
== Introduction ==
  
I am Signora Fiore Leonetta Bardi (Fee-'''oh'''-re) also known as Fiore di Bardi. Primarily a costumer, I specialize in Florentine dress from the mid-1560s to ~1590, hand sewing, and embroidery. My area of interest includes research of life as an illegitimate woman in Florence, the Florentine Camerata, artifacts and practices for a noblewoman of this time -- including the practice of hunting and falconry in Florence, and Florentine textiles.  I am a novice archer. Fiore has played in the East Kingdom for two years after a long hiatus and move from the Outlands.
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I am Nobildonna Fiore Leonetta Bardi (Fee-'''oh'''-re) also known as Fiore di Bardi (she/her). Primarily a costumer, I specialize in Florentine dress from the mid-1560s to ~1590, hand sewing, and embroidery. My area of interest includes research of life as an illegitimate woman in Florence, the Florentine Camerata, artifacts and practices for a noblewoman of this time -- including the practice of hunting and falconry in Florence, and Florentine textiles.  I am increasingly interested in the people we try not to see and which most would have tried not to see even in the 16th-century, namely those of mixed race in Europe. Especially how a person of my lineage (I am of African, French, and Spanish descent) would have lived in 16th century Italy.  
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Motto:  Penso e Creo
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Pronouns: She/Her
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Preferred Title: Nobildonna (no-beel-d'''oh'''n-nah)
  
 
== Persona ==
 
== Persona ==
Fiore Leonetta Bardi born in 1550 is the illegitimate daughter of Giovanni Bardi, Count of Florence and Lucrezia Guarini, a noblewoman and musician in the Court of Ferrara.  She lives as a ward of her father's court and studied music and letters within the Florentine Camerata.  Fiore Leonetta Bardi is best known to history for her numerous violations of Florentine sumptuary law as relates to apparel and the frequency with which her father was called before the Medici court on her behalf.  It is rumored that Fiore di Bardi was secretly married to an English privateer and may have given birth to a child of that union.  The origin and veracity of these claims remain unknown, however, it is extremely unlikely that Signorina Fiore would have had to resort to such a union given her maternal dowry in the amount of 8000 florins.  Fiore's pursuit of papal legitimacy continued throughout her father's lifetime.  
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Fiore Leonetta Bardi born in 1550 is the illegitimate daughter of Giovanni Bardi, Count of Florence and Lucrezia Guarini, a noblewoman of mixed race and musician in the Court of Ferrara.  She lives as a ward of her father's court and studied music and letters within the Florentine Camerata.  Fiore Leonetta Bardi is best known to history for her numerous violations of Florentine sumptuary law as relates to apparel and the frequency with which her father was called before the Medici court on her behalf.  It is rumored that Fiore di Bardi was secretly married to a German and may have given birth to a child of that union.  The origin and veracity of these claims remain unknown, however, it is extremely unlikely that Signorina Fiore would have had to resort to such a union given her maternal dowry in the amount of 8000 florins.  Fiore's pursuit of papal legitimacy continued throughout her father's lifetime.  
  
 
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[[Category:16th Century Personas]]
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== Affiliations ==
 
== Affiliations ==
Laurel:  Maestra Francesca di Pavia (Kingdom of the Outlands);
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Laurel/Pelican:  Maestra Francesca di Pavia mka Meg Baron (Kingdom of the Outlands);
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Guild:  Keeper of Athena's Thimble, Craftsman;
  
Guild:  Keeper of Athena's Thimble, Craftsman
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Guild:  Needleworkers Guild of Carolingia, Guildmistress;
  
GuildNeedleworkers Guild of Carolingia, Guildmistress
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MartialCarolingian Company of Bowman;
  
 
== Offices & Positions ==
 
== Offices & Positions ==
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*Deputy Minister of Rubric and Competition, Ministry of Arts and Sciences, East Kingdom, present;
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*Guildmistress, Needleworkers' Guild of Carolingia, present;
 
*Chancellor Minor, Barony of Carolingia, present;
 
*Chancellor Minor, Barony of Carolingia, present;
*Guildmistress, Carolingian Needleworkers Guild, present;
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*Sovereign's Arts and Sciences Champion, East Kingdom, 2020-2021 - The Plague Year;
 
*Arts and Sciences Champion, Kingdom of the Outlands, 2009-2010;
 
*Arts and Sciences Champion, Kingdom of the Outlands, 2009-2010;
 
*Guildmistress, Embroiderers' Guild, Barony of Caer Galen, 2008-2011;
 
*Guildmistress, Embroiderers' Guild, Barony of Caer Galen, 2008-2011;
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== Event Staff ==
 
== Event Staff ==
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*Family Point Coordinator, Falling Leaves in Exile, September 14, 2019 (Carolingia)
 
*Family Point Coordinator, Otter's Welcome, May 11, 2019 (Carolingia)
 
*Family Point Coordinator, Otter's Welcome, May 11, 2019 (Carolingia)
 
*Autocrat, A Weekend at the Florentine Camerata, March 20-22, 2009 (Barony of Caer Galen, Outlands)
 
*Autocrat, A Weekend at the Florentine Camerata, March 20-22, 2009 (Barony of Caer Galen, Outlands)
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== Classes ==
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*Introduction to Openwork Embroidery
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*How to Embroider Your St. Birgitta Cap
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*Cover Thy Cup:  Why and How to Make A Chalice Cover
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*Capturing Your Process for A&S Competition and Display
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*Intro to the General Rubric
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*Intro to the Performance and Research Rubrics
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*How to Teach over Zoom
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*Why Bother with Bara? -- Understanding 16th-century Proportional Patterning (coming soon)
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*16th-Century Staymaking (coming soon)
  
 
==Blog==
 
==Blog==
https://guardarobafiore.home.blog
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https://fioredibardi.net
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==Social==
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Instagram @dressingflorentine
  
 
== In Case of Court ==
 
== In Case of Court ==
 
Please contact Lord Frithuric Ulman (frithuric@gmail.com) and Baroness Arlyana von Wyck (yona.carmichael@comcast.net)
 
Please contact Lord Frithuric Ulman (frithuric@gmail.com) and Baroness Arlyana von Wyck (yona.carmichael@comcast.net)
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I am happy to acknowledge Ethereal Court as Actual Court and accept all that might transpire in-person, in that forum.  Lord Frithuric holds my ICOP.

Latest revision as of 16:21, 29 March 2021

Photo
Fiorewithhawk.jpeg
Nobildonna Fiore di Bardi (she/her)
Information
Resides: Barony of Carolingia
Status: Active
Awards: Order of Precedence
Heraldry

Fioredevice.png
Sable, a phoenix issuant from base Or, the flames charged with two needles in saltire sable.

Award & Office Badges
Order of the MoonOrder of the DaystarCompanion of the Order of the Silver WheelCompanion of the Order of the Maunche
ChMinorMinister of Arts and Science

Introduction

I am Nobildonna Fiore Leonetta Bardi (Fee-oh-re) also known as Fiore di Bardi (she/her). Primarily a costumer, I specialize in Florentine dress from the mid-1560s to ~1590, hand sewing, and embroidery. My area of interest includes research of life as an illegitimate woman in Florence, the Florentine Camerata, artifacts and practices for a noblewoman of this time -- including the practice of hunting and falconry in Florence, and Florentine textiles. I am increasingly interested in the people we try not to see and which most would have tried not to see even in the 16th-century, namely those of mixed race in Europe. Especially how a person of my lineage (I am of African, French, and Spanish descent) would have lived in 16th century Italy.

Motto: Penso e Creo

Pronouns: She/Her

Preferred Title: Nobildonna (no-beel-dohn-nah)

Persona

Fiore Leonetta Bardi born in 1550 is the illegitimate daughter of Giovanni Bardi, Count of Florence and Lucrezia Guarini, a noblewoman of mixed race and musician in the Court of Ferrara. She lives as a ward of her father's court and studied music and letters within the Florentine Camerata. Fiore Leonetta Bardi is best known to history for her numerous violations of Florentine sumptuary law as relates to apparel and the frequency with which her father was called before the Medici court on her behalf. It is rumored that Fiore di Bardi was secretly married to a German and may have given birth to a child of that union. The origin and veracity of these claims remain unknown, however, it is extremely unlikely that Signorina Fiore would have had to resort to such a union given her maternal dowry in the amount of 8000 florins. Fiore's pursuit of papal legitimacy continued throughout her father's lifetime.

Affiliations

Laurel/Pelican: Maestra Francesca di Pavia mka Meg Baron (Kingdom of the Outlands);

Guild: Keeper of Athena's Thimble, Craftsman;

Guild: Needleworkers Guild of Carolingia, Guildmistress;

Martial: Carolingian Company of Bowman;

Offices & Positions

  • Deputy Minister of Rubric and Competition, Ministry of Arts and Sciences, East Kingdom, present;
  • Guildmistress, Needleworkers' Guild of Carolingia, present;
  • Chancellor Minor, Barony of Carolingia, present;
  • Sovereign's Arts and Sciences Champion, East Kingdom, 2020-2021 - The Plague Year;
  • Arts and Sciences Champion, Kingdom of the Outlands, 2009-2010;
  • Guildmistress, Embroiderers' Guild, Barony of Caer Galen, 2008-2011;
  • Deputy Seneschal, Barony of Caer Galen (Outlands), 2008-2010

Event Staff

  • Family Point Coordinator, Falling Leaves in Exile, September 14, 2019 (Carolingia)
  • Family Point Coordinator, Otter's Welcome, May 11, 2019 (Carolingia)
  • Autocrat, A Weekend at the Florentine Camerata, March 20-22, 2009 (Barony of Caer Galen, Outlands)

Classes

  • Introduction to Openwork Embroidery
  • How to Embroider Your St. Birgitta Cap
  • Cover Thy Cup: Why and How to Make A Chalice Cover
  • Capturing Your Process for A&S Competition and Display
  • Intro to the General Rubric
  • Intro to the Performance and Research Rubrics
  • How to Teach over Zoom
  • Why Bother with Bara? -- Understanding 16th-century Proportional Patterning (coming soon)
  • 16th-Century Staymaking (coming soon)

Blog

https://fioredibardi.net

Social

Instagram @dressingflorentine

In Case of Court

Please contact Lord Frithuric Ulman (frithuric@gmail.com) and Baroness Arlyana von Wyck (yona.carmichael@comcast.net)

I am happy to acknowledge Ethereal Court as Actual Court and accept all that might transpire in-person, in that forum. Lord Frithuric holds my ICOP.