Dorte Reedtz, wife of Frederik Christian Rosenkrantz by ? (Frederiksborg Slot, København Denmark)

Ms. Reedtz married a wealthy landowner whose family dates back to the 1300s (Shakespeare makes reference to gentlemen named Rosenkrantz and Guildenstern in Hamlet). Her husband's Danish Wikipedia article is here.

I am unsure if the artist took license with Dorte's waistline, but her dress of plain material is luxuriously appointed with a lace bertha and engageantes.

Keywords:  Danish, curly coiffure, floral headdress, vee neckline, bertha, lace, bows, close sleeves, forward-back flared engageantes, vee waistline, panniers, wrap


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