From the Tate Web site; the image was made lighter and the contrast increased in an effort to bring out detail that shows more of her coiffure.
Mary Roger's dress has a white under-bodice visible through the sleeves and stomacher section through an over-dress trellis-work of black material matching most of her bodice and her skirt. Her ruff is held together with a clasp.
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Oct 12, 2013, 8:48 PM
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