The head strap holding Margaret Lee's French hood is plainly visible. Her dress is rather plain, using aiglets for decoration. She does wear a magnificently jeweled French hood, a medallion, and rings to convey her status. White clothing was also reserved for the affluent because laundering was so difficult.
Keywords: 1540, Holbein, English, Lady-in-Waiting, French hood, jeweled headdress, vee neckline, floral bodice ornament, long puffed sleeves, cuffs, over-skirt, kirtle, necklace, jeweled pendant, aglets, jeweled sleeves, rings
Oct 30, 2009, 5:33 PM
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