1700s Doña Jerónima María Spinola de la Cerda, X duquesa de Medinacelli by ? (auctioned by Alcala Subastas)

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Her genealogical sketch is here.

From the Alcala Subastas Web site.

1700s Doña Jerónima María Spinola de la Cerda, X duquesa de Medinacelli by ? (auctioned by Alcala Subastas)

The silhouette is French, but the draped over-skirt of a mantua is missing. The Duchess wears a bouffant coiffure and not a high curly one. Her bodice appears to have a separate stomacher section underneath the laces. The sleeves with their large cuffs and lace engageantes are a preview of coming attractions all around Europe.

Keywords:  Jerónima María Spinola de la Cerda, Spínola de la Cerda family, duquesa de Medinacelli, Fernández de Córdoba y de la Cerda family, Duchess, Spanish, long curly bouffant coiffure, hair jewelry, necklace, earrings, laced bodice, square neckline, stomacher, bows, revers, lace frills, long flared sleeves, cuffs, lace engageantes, bee waistline, full skirt, lace flounces, train, fan

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