1590 Elizabeth I by ? (Jesus College - Oxford UK)

She founded Jesus College that is located in Oxford proper.

From Wikimedia.

This is a superb example of English blackwork - even the neckline ruff is adorned with it - as well as the sleeves and bodice.

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