1590s Cicely, Lady Buckhurst, Countess of Dorset attributed to Hieronymus Custodis (Abbot Hall Art Gallery - Kirkland, Kendal, Cumbria, UK)

Cicely Baker’s article in thepeerage is here.

From bbc.co via pinterest.com/lizluther/16th-century-english-costume/.

1590s Cicely, Lady Buckhurst, Countess of Dorset attributed to Hieronymus Custodis (Abbot Hall Art Gallery - Kirkland, Kendal, Cumbria, UK) From bbc.co via pinterest.com/lizluther/16th-century-english-costume/.png

The coiffure with a large roll of hair shaped like a wide vee into a lobe on each side recurs in English portraits. She wears a Frech farthingale. Her bodice and over-skirt are adorned with three-pronged jewels. Her jeweled headdress resembles a French hood.

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