Catherine of Sweden, Countess Palatine of Kleeburg by Jacob Heinrich Elbfas (Nationalmuseum - Stockholm, Sweden) From altesses.eu/princes184.php

Her Wikipedia article leads with this paragraph, "Catherine of Sweden (Swedish: Katarina av Sverige) (10 November 1584 – 13 December 1638) was a Swedish princess and a Countess Palatine of Zweibrücken as the consort of her second cousin John Casimir of Palatinate-Zweibrücken. She is known as the periodic foster-mother of Queen Christina of Sweden.”

From altesses.eu/princes184.php.

Catherine of Sweden, Countess Palatine of Kleeburg by Jacob Heinrich Elbfas (Nationalmuseum - Stockholm, Sweden) From altesses.eu:princes184.php

Katarina does not appear to be wearing hanging sleves making this a post farthingale dress, but her skirt and sleeves are slashed in the old style. The bodice is not a stomacher-in-jacket design and she appears to be wearing it as one complete piece.

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