Noble Lady, possibly Margherita di Cosimo II de' Medici ~ half-length ~ in embroidered costume with a white lace collar and a pearl necklace by Justus Sustermans (auctioned by Bonhams)

From the Bonhams Web site.

Noble Lady, possibly Margherita di Cosimo II de' Medici ~ half-length ~ in embroidered costume with a white lace collar and a pearl necklace by Justus Sustermans (auctioned by Bonhams) Bonhams

Margherita (?) poses in an exquisitely embroidered surcote, a printed or embroidered silk bodice, and a wide ruff framing her jeweled hair.

Keywords:  Sustermans, Margherita de Medici, Margherita de' Medici, duchessa di Parma e Piacenza, Medici family, Farnese family, Princess, Duchess, Italian, curly coiffure, hair jewelry, earrings, necklace, basque bodice, trapezoidal neckline, lace-edged wide neckline ruff, draped necklace, long sleeves, lace back-flared cuffs, basque waistline, surcote, tabbed hanging sleeves

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