1592 Lady Holding a Parrot by ? (auctioned by Christie's)

From Irina's photostream on flickr via pinterest.com/lizluther/16th-century-english-costume/.

1592 Lady Holding a Parrot by ? (auctioned by Christie's) From Irina's photostream on flickr via pinterest.com:lizluther:16th-century-english-costume: trimmed

The under-skirt of her dress is of red material overlaid by a grid of reticella lace. The grid is bordered by a diamond-shaped grid and spiky triangles. The bodice mirrors the under-skirt. Her sleeves are adorned with frogging.

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