ca. 1678 Erzherzogin Maria Anna Josepha by ? (Stadtmuseum Landeshauptstadt Düsseldorf - Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany)

Her Wikipedia article is here. Her husband, Johann Wilhelm II, Elector Palatine, married Anna Maria Luisa de Medici after Maria Anna Josepha died of tuberculosis in 1716.

Upgrade image, still small, posted 18 September 2017 from Google search. Also posted to the “Casual” Dress - 1641 to 1683 Album here.

Maria Anna Josepha wears a spectacular brocade dress adorned with diamonds, the result of developments in diamond cutting during the 1600s that produced Mazarin-cut gems. She wears a diamond brooch on the seam of her criss-cross bodice.

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