1627 Paolina Adorno Brignole-Sale by Sir Anthonis van Dyck (Musei de Strada Nuova - Genova, Liguria Italy)

1627 Paolina Adorno Brignole-Sale by Sir Anthonis van Dyck (Musei de Strada Nuova - Genova, Liguria Italy) Google Art Project via Wikimedia

A genealogical sketch of her is here.

From Google Art Project via Wikimedia.

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Blue and gold is an attention-getting combination as seen in this late farthingale saya dress worn by Paola Brignole-Sale. The center of her hair is matted down and erupts from the sides in a proto-hurluberlu style.

Keywords:  1627, van Dyck, Paola Brignole-Sale, Adorno family, Brignole-Sale family, hurluberlu coiffure, jeweled cap, feathered headdress, high enclosing neckline, ruff, tabbed sleeves, hanging sleeves, long sleeves, cuffs, ruffles, deep vee waistline, full skirt, jeweled bodice ornament


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