ca. 1599 Elizabeth I of England by Nicholas Hilliard studio (Hardwick Hall - Chesterfield, Derbyshire UK)

From Wikipedia.

Elizabeth's dress is an amazing Natural History exposition with whales, serpents, assorted birds, and even an arthropod among the vegetation. The hanging sleeves are reduced to a sawtooth vestige of their former glory.

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