ca. 1631 Margaret Miller (1578–1647), Lady Heath by Cornelius Johnson (Killerton - Broadclyst, Exeter, Devon, UK)

Her genealogical sketch is here.

From artuk.org. Also posted to the Collars to Casual - 1630 to 1640 Album here.

Margaret Miller (1578-1647), Lady Heath

Rembrandt portraits showing women in dark dresses against dark backgrounds wearing huge ruffs are a cultural icon. This is a British counterpart.

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