1555 Louise Halluin, Dame de Cipierre by Corneille de Lyon (Art Institute of Chicago)

This de Lyon portrait shows Louise Halluin wearing a dress with crescent neckline and a partlet partially open at the neck. This portrait provides another example of a deep crescent neckline. Her partlet is accentuated by a collar around the center opening.

Keywords:  1555, Halluin family, de Lyon, French, French hood, crescent neckline, jeweled headdress, necklace, girdle, rolled sleeves, false sleeves, vee waistline, farthingale

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