1670(?) Barbara Palmer (Villiers), first Duchess of Cleveland by John Michael Wright (National Portrait Gallery, London)

Barbara Palmer wears a strikingly jeweled dress in this theatrical Wright portrait. Detail-enhanced by gogm.

Keywords:  Wright - John, British, Barbara Palmer, Villiers family, Duchess, mistress, Charles II, long straight coiffure, jeweled headdress, scoop neckline, scarf, elbow length puffed sleeves, engageantes, vee waistline, full skirt, necklace, earrings, jeweled bodice, jeweled skirt, jeweled arm bands, clasp, wrap

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