ca. 1628 Elizabeth, Queen of Bohemia by Elizabeth of Bohemia by the studio of Michiel Jansz. van Miereveldt (National Gallery of Scotland - Edinburgh UK)

Vertical flaws in the background and the middle of the right edge were fixed with Photoshop by gogm.

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In the five years since 1623 the ruff is laying down to become a wide collar made of gorgeous lace as shown in this 1628 of Elizabeth Stuart by van Mierveldt.

ca. 1628 Elizabeth, Queen of Bohemia by Elizabeth of Bohemia by the studio of Michiel Jansz. van Miereveldt (National Gallery of Scotland - Edinburgh UK)

Shiver me' timbers - does she ever have balloon sleeves. The ruff has almost been replaced by gorgeous collars and a bertha of gorgeous lace. She appears to be wearing a coat and, by association, hanging sleeves.

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