From bbc.co. This portrait is painted on wood that has major splits that were patched over with Photoshop by gogm.
This figure is familiar to Americans - a Pilgrim woman, but the blackwork sleeves and pattern on the skirt are more elaborate than the woman of American folklore. Lady Hawkins is presumably a Puritan in the religious turmoil rife in England in 1620.
Keywords: 1620, Lady Hawkins, straight coiffure, hat, neck ruff, high enclosing neckline, long full sleeves, back-flared cuffs, slashed sleeves, vee waistline, under-skirt
Feb 12, 2012 9:21 PM
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