Maria is showing off what appears to be silver lace appliqué all over her dress and bodice. Her dress has the balloon sleeves associated with this era while her hair is adorned with flowers and masses of jewelry. She pets a dog with one hand and carries a fan in the other.
Keywords: 1638, Forabosco, Maria Caterina Farnese, Farnese family, d'Este family, Duchess, Italian, hair jewelry, floral headdress, trapezoidal neckline, bertha, lace, epaulettes, virago sleeves, balloon sleeves, slashed sleeves, cuffs, jacket bodice, vee waistline, bows, full skirt, necklace, brooch, fan
Mar 4, 2012, 4:40 PM
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