ca. 1640 Cheek Sisters; Essex Countess of Manchester (d.1658) and Anne Lady Rich (d. before 1658) by Sir Anthonis van Dyck (private collection)

The Cheek sisters display jeweled headdresses and puffed sleeves in this van Dyck from about 1640.

Keywords:  1640, van Dyck, Countess, British, straight coiffure, scoop décolletage, trapezoidal décolletage, chemise, modesty piece, cuffs, vee waistline, elbow length puffed sleeves, slashed sleeves, girdle, vee waistline, full skirt, necklace, earrings, brooch, clasp, wrap

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