1601 Lady of the Shelton Family by ? (Ancient House, Museum of Thetford Life - Norfolk UK)

From bbc.co.

The sitter wears turn-of-the-century puffed tapered sleeves with a deeply goffered ruff trimmed with lace. The bodice is not something normally seen - she may have been with child. Her multiple-stranded necklace bodice ornaments resemble those worn by Lady Elizabeth Hastings although they are draped differently. Her dress probably has a square neckline.

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