Christine Marie of France by ? (location unknown to gogm)

Wikimedia dates this to ca. 1640, but the reasons for not believing the date, at least as far as her dress is concerned, are given below.

From Wikimedia.

Christine Marie of France by ? (location unknown to gogm) Wp

Christine Marie displays 1620s fashion with the ruff above a triangular neck insert and the Bib the Michelin Man balloon sleeves. The lace of her ruff shows filled in areas instead of reticella where lace normally goes in a ruff.

Keywords:  Christine Marie de France, Bourbon family, Savoia family, Princess, Duchess, straight coiffure, hair jewelry, high enclosing neckline, neck ruff, lace, partlet, vee neckline, collar, bertha, puffed virago sleeves, slashed sleeves, draped necklace, earrings, brooch


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