D. Maria I by ? (Palácio Nacional de Mafra - Mafra, Distrito de Lisboa, Portugal)

From Wikimedia; enlarged by half. Also posted to Maria I of Portugal’s Subalbum here.

D. Maria I by ? (Palácio Nacional de Mafra - Mafra, Distrito de Lisboa, Portugal) Wm X 1.5

Most portraits of Queen Maria I show her wearing a high coiffure, nut this coiffure is not high making this an earlier portrait. She appears to be wearing a small order running from her bertha over her right shoulder.

Keywords:  Dona Maria I de Portugal, Queen Maria I of Portugal, Dona Maria a Piedosa, Dona Maria a Pia, Dona Maria a Louca, Maria Louca, Bragança family, Queen, straight coiffure, jeweled headdress, earrings, fitted bodice, order sash, lace modesty piece-bertha, off shoulder scoop neckline, draped jeweled bodice ornament, elbow length sleeves, lace forward-back flared engageantes, bracelets, girdle, basque waistline, panniers, robes

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