She is relying on slashing and/or puffs of white fabric to decorate her sleeves and the under-skirt of her gown. She is not wearing much jewelry - for her. Her crown replaces one of her spectacular headdresses. The red-and-gold brocade lining of her skirt is turned out for effect.
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Nov 5, 2009, 12:27 PM
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