ca. 1615 Elisabeth de France by Frans Pourbus the Younger (Staatliche Kunsthalle, Karlsruhe Germany)

Elisabeth de France wears a set of grotesque accordion-pleat sleeves and wheel farthingale.

The neckline appears to be a plunging vee covered with lace - necklines are changing. She wears a wheel farthingale with accordion-pleat sleeves that could have inspired robots in 1950s movies.

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