ca. 1609 Magdalene Sibylle of Prussia (1586-1659) by ? (Bonham's)

This miniature shows how early 1600s style played out in northern Germany, Magdalene wears straight hair adorned with red flowers (?) and fuzzy-looking trim and a substantial neckline ruff in back and a bertha in front.

Keywords:  1609, Duchess, Hohenzollern family, Wettin family, German, straight coiffure, floral headdress, high enclosing neckline, partlet, trapezoidal neckline, bertha, lace, neckline ruff, close sleeves, floral bodice ornament, order chain


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