ca. 1563 Queen Elizabeth I "Hampden" portrait wearing Spanish farthingale by Steven van der Meule (private collection)

From the lost gallery's photostream on flickr; orthogonalized and trimmed with Photoshop, but otherwise left untouched. Also posted to Queen Elizabeth of England’s Subalbum here.

ca. 1563 Queen Elizabeth I "Hampden" portrait wearing Spanish farthingale by Steven van der Meule (private collection) From the lost gallery's photostream on flickr trimmed

This shows a conical skirt that flares out with the likely assistance of a bum roll. She wears an escoffion adorned with a sprig of leaves.

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