Christine's head floats above her ruff with a high and unadorned coiffure. The surfaces of her dress are sparingly adorned with gold jewels. Her deeply goffered (pleated with rounded instead of sharply edged surfaces) ruff probably needs the mechanical support of a supportasse.
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Jun 17, 2011 8:51 AM
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