1626 Margaret Graham, Lady Napier by Adam de Colone (National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh)

Lady Margaret Graham wears a saya-type dress with hanging sleeves and fakse sleeves, but with a much modified muff in this 1626 portrait by Adam de Colone. Her article in thepeerage.com is here.

I cannot find much about Adam de Colone other than he was Scottish.

It looks like she endured a bad hair day. This is another example of a ruff combined with modesty piece and bertha.

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