ca. 1620-1623 Gertrude Sadleir, Lady Aston by ? (Tate Collection)

Her article in thepeerage is here.

From the Tate Collection.

Lady Gertrude's dress has several featues - a close skirt seen later in the 1600s and in the early twentieth century, an almost Empire height vee waistline, and a plunging neckline not matched until maybe twentieth century Hollywood.

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