Margaret of Lovelace by John de Critz the Elder (private collection)

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Margaret wears a high vee neckline with a fichu-like insert. The neckline is the origin for a vee-shaped ruff.

Keywords:  de Critz the Elder, Margaret Lovelace, Lovelace family, Duchess, high straight coiffure, jeweled headdress, fichu, high neckline, neckline ruff, lace, close sleeves, back-flared cuffs, tabbed bodice, vee waistline, wheel farthingale, order bows, necklace, earrings, jeweled bodice ornament


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