ca. 1710 Elizabeth Colyear, Duchess of Dorset attributed to Hans Hysing (Knole - Sevenoaks, Kent, UK)

From nationaltrustcollections.org.uk/object/129907). Size fixed at 52.25 cm high at 28.35 pixels/cm.

ca. 1710 Elizabeth Colyear, Duchess of Dorset attributed to Hans Hysing (Knole - Sevenoaks, Kent, UK) From nationaltrustcollections.org.uk:object:129907 size fixed

Elizabeth Colyear's skirt extends to her sides in a way that would be stylish decades later. Compare her skirt to this 1708 mantua. Her robes form an over-dress with a stomacher framed by fur robings that descend the margins of her over-skirt - something like a robe à la française.

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