ca. 1559 Marguerite de France by Francois Clouet (Musee Conde Chantilly)

Clouet shows Marguerite de Valois wearing a dress with a shallow necklace, draped necklace, escoffion, and epaulettes in this color drawing.

From Réunion des Musées Nationaux, photo Rene Ojeda.

Notice how a lace epaulette emerges from the right burlet (sleeve roll).

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