1677 Mary Dodding by John Michael Wright (for sale by Roy Precious - Antiques & Fine Art)

Her genealogical sketch is here. It links to a sketch with biography for her husband Thomas Preston, an MP from Lancashire who ran afoul of Kings James II and William III.

From sellingantiques.co.uk/531950/portrait-of-mary-dodding-1677-by-john-michael-wright/. Also posted to the “Casual” Dress - 1641 to 1683 Album here.

1677 Mary Dodding by John Michael Wright (for sale by Roy Precious - Antiques & Fine Art) From sellingantiques.co.uk/531950/portrait-of-mary-dodding-1677-by-john-michael-wright/.png

I have doubts that Mary Preston would heve gone out in public dressed this way. The chemise is at least as important as the pastel blue dress.

Keywords:  1677, Wright - John Michael, Mary Dodding, Mary Preston, British, hurluberlu coiffure, earrings, necklace, chemise, modesty piece, off shoulder scoop neckline, clasps, full under-sleeves, bodice, full cap upper sleeves, elbow length puffed detached lower sleeves, wrap

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