Grand Duchess Maria Magdalena of Austria by circle of Justus Sustermans (auctioned)

Maria Magdalena's dress shows some of the ways that Renaissance farthingale dresses were changing, albeit belatedly in Habsburg lands. Her dress has a triangular panel supporting an almost semi-circular ruff and does not have a vee waistline.

Keywords:  Sustermans, Archduchess Maria Maddalena of Austria, Maria Magdalena de Medici, Archduchess Maria Magdalena, Habsburg family, de Medici family, straight coiffure, tiara, high neckline, neck ruff, lace, long tight false sleeves, back-flared cuffs, hanging sleeves, lining, full skirt, under-skirt, necklace, draped necklace, handkerchief, regalia

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