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The unknown sitter wears diamonds (or paste?) and a bertha dropping from a gilt neckline band that is also worked into the bertha. She wears long very full sleeves and a vee waistline with winglike panels of gilt ornament. Mazarin cut diamonds came into use in the middle 1600s.
Keywords: van der Helst, hurluberlu coiffure, hair jewelry, scoop neckline, bertham long full sleeves, vee waistline, full skirt, necklace, earrings, jeweled bodice ornament
Sep 22, 2011 12:49 PM
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