Drottning Maria Eleonora by Jacob Heinrich Elbfas (Gripsholms slott - Mariefred, Södermanland, Sweden)

From Wikimedia. Also posted to Maria Eleonora av Brandenburg’s new Subalbum here.

Drottning Maria Eleonora by Jacob Heinrich Elbfas (Gripsholms slott - Mariefred, Södermanland, Sweden) Wm

The arrival of sophisticated lace coincides with the end of the farthingale era. She is allowing herself to show new-style lace while in mourning.

Keywords:  1632, Maria Eleonora von Brandenburg, Prinzessin von Brandenburg, Maria Eleonora av Brandenburg, drottning av Sverige, Hohenzollern family, Vasa family, Princess, Queen, Swedish, curly coiffure, veil, earrings, necklace, fitted bodice, bateau neckline, lace-edged neckline ruff, lace bertha, brooch, jeweled bodice ornament, puffed paned virago sleeves, arm bands, lace back-flared cuffs, girdle, vee waistline, full under-skirt, mourning dress

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