Marie de Cleves



I don't know if this is a posthumous portrait from the turn of her century because of the outer ruff. The outer ruff appears to originate as revers that continue upward and curve back around to end over her neckline ruff.

Keywords:  Marie of Cleves, Cleves family, Bourbon family, Princess, French, straight coiffure, cap, outer ruff, high enclosing neckline, neckline ruff, lace, revers, stomacher, puffed sleeves, necklace, earrings, jeweled bodice

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