Mary Villiers, Duchess of Richmond and Lennox by ? (Skokloster  slott - Uppsala, Uppsala (County), Sweden)

Skokloster Castle is located in the same archipelago as Stockholm, but well north and halfway to Uppsala and in Uppsala County instead of Stockholm County.

Upgrade image posted (?) on 25 January 2014 from Google Art Project via Wikimedia; upper edge and spots throughout image fixed with Photoshop by gogm.

Mary Villiers, Duchess of Richmond and Lennox by ? (Skokloster  slott - Uppsala, Uppsala (County), Sweden) From Google Art Project via Wm

The bodice of Mary Villiers' dress is split down the middle and has notches cut at about where the arm joins the body that reveal her chemise, perhaps an adaptation to maternity. Her upper sleeves are slashed. Her jeweled headdress and finely curled coiffure are also interesting.

Keywords:  Mary Villiers, Duchess, British, Villiers family, Stuart family, curly coiffure, jeweled headdress, trapezoidal neckline, chemise, split bodice, full under-sleeves, three quarter length over-sleeves, slashed sleeves, necklace, earrings, jeweled crucifix, clasps, wrap


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