ca. 1575 Lady Frances Sidney (1531–1589), Countess of Sussex, Foundress of Sidney Sussex College attributed to George Gower (Sidney Sussex College, University of Cambridge - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, UK)

From artuk.org; removed linear flaws in background with Photoshop and filled in shadows.

ca. 1575 Lady Frances Sidney (1531–1589), Countess of Sussex, Foundress of Sidney Sussex College attributed to George Gower (Sidney Sussex College, University of Cambridge - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, UK) From artuk.org removed linear flaws in bckgnd

This dress appears to have a triangular front or panels resembling female costumes in The Jetsons. The ruff dips in the center suggesting it is tied on separately from the dress.

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