1667 Countess Elizabeth Wilmot, née Malet (also known as Elizabeth Mallet), portrait by Sir Peter Lely (location unknown to gogm)

From daoinesidh.livejournal; image made lighter by gogm.

Elizabeth Wilmot was presumably proud of her hair, here elaborately dressed and jeweled and ending, in part, with a long sausage curl draped over her shoulder.

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