Duchess Elizabeth's dress seems to be negligée, but it is worn with robes and jewels and a little cherub is shown holding a dish full of fruit. She has a piece of ermine attached to her neckline with a brooch or clasp, supplementing the mass of ermine seen elsewhere in this Huysmans portrait.
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Aug 28, 2011, 9:34 PM
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