1640 Beata von Yxkull by ? (Nationalmuseum - Stockholm, Sweden)

A genealogical sketch is here. She is one of the more notorious women in history, according to this Swedish-language article. But her Swedish-language Wikipedia article says supporting evidence from contemporary accounts is not available.

From history-of-fashion.tumblr.com/page/8. Also posted to the Collars to casual - 1630 to 1640 Album here.

1640 Beata von Yxkull by ? (Nationalmuseum - Stockholm, Sweden) From history-of-fashion.tumblr.com:page:8

Information traveled slowly in 1640, possibly shown by Beata Yxkull in early 1630s dress with balloon virago sleeves and deeply tabbed jacket bodice.

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