1593 Jeanne de Bourdeille, with one of her daughters holding a miniature of her late husband Antoine de Beaupoil de Sainte-Aulaire, Sénéchal de Perigord by François Quesnel (Weiss Gallery)

Her genealogical article is here. Her husband was a member of the gentry rather than the aristocracy.

From pinterest.com/noanklesallowed/16th/1590-1600/; size doubled.

1593 Jeanne de Bourdeille, with one of her daughters holding a miniature of her late husband Antoine de Beaupoil de Sainte-Aulaire, Sénéchal de Perigord by François Quesnel (Weiss Gallery) From pinterest.com/noanklesallowed/16th/1590-1600/ X 2

The bodice extends out like the cuirasse of a knight’s armor. The ruff does not fan out behind her head, a style that would return during Napoléonic times. The farthingale has a separate top like an English farthingale, but it does not extend flare out as widely making it a blend of the English and French styles of farthingales.

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