1560ca. Young Margot by Francois Clouet (Musee Conde, Chantilly)

You've seen the drawing - now the painting... Clouet shows Marguerite de Valois wearing a dress with a shallow necklace, draped necklace, escoffion, and epaulettes.

ca. 1560 Young Margot by François Clouet (Musée Condé, Chantilly)

According to Blum in Laver, ed., Costume of the Western World, p.83 (USA ed. 1951) - "Low-necked gown with long narrow sleeves. Burlets on the shoulders. Quilted bodice."

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