1609 Unknown Lady, Aged 31, Holding a Glove and a Fan in the style of Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger (Nostell Priory - Wakefield, West Yorkshire UK)

From bbc.co; image made lighter by gogm.

High straight coiffures were prominent in the James VI/I era along with scoop necklines as seen in this 1609 portrait à la Gheeraerts the younger.

Keywords:  1609, Gheeraerts - Marcus the younger, British, high straight coiffure, jeweled headdress, high neckline, neckline ruff, lace, scoop neckline, bertha, hanging sleeves, long tight false sleeves, back-flared cuffs, deep vee waistline, wheel farthingale, jeweled crucifix, fan


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