ca. 1595 Unknown lady attributed to William Segar (City of Kingston-upon-Hull Museum, UK)

The wheel farthingale and mammoth puffed sleeves are carried off well in this 1595 Segar portrait.

The Wikipedia article for William Segar is here.

The bodice looks like it is resting on the wheel of her farthingale by a base a few inches wide. The puffed sleeves are genuinely extreme. The hanging sleeves are highlighted with jewels and she carries a pelt where the head and forepaws are adorned with or replaced by jewels. Her sleeves are crimped by bracelets and she is carrying her gloves.

She wears a straight coiffure and a double lace ruff, but without the outer ruff.

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