ca. 1569 Anne Russell, Countess of Warwick (1548-1604) by the Master of the Countess of Warwick (Woburn Abbey - Woburn, Bedfordshire UK)

Anne Russell's Wikipedia article is here. Her article in thepeerage is here.

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Anne Russell wears sheer outer sleeves over printed or blackworked inner sleeves and rolled, slashed sleeves characteristic of the era. The sleeve material is pushed through the slashes in her sleeve rolls. This shows how to make a sleeve that is mildly puffed along its full length with some help from wire or straw.

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