ca. 1629 Amalia van Solms, Princess of Orange by Michiel Jansz. van Miereveld (Holburne Museum - Bath UK)

This image shows how lace making was advancing; more refined lace probably caused ruffs to disappear so more lace could be displayed. English-style embroidery is used for her bodice and sleeves.

Keywords:  van Mierveldt, Amalie van Solms, Amalie zu Solms-Braunfels, Gräfin zu Solms-Braunfels, vrouw van Staatholder, Solms family, Oranje family, Countess, Princess, Dutch, curly coiffure, jeweled headdress, earrings, necklace, bodice, trapezoidal neckline, lace-edged collar, lace-edged lapels, lace bertha, brooch, draped jeweled bodice ornament, surcote, strap sleeves, puffed paned virago sleeves


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