1670-1671 Liselotte von der Pfalz by ? (Reiss-Engelhorn-Museen, Mannheim)

Liselotte von der Pfalz wears a bodice with a center rib that makes it look the cuirasse of an armor suit in this 1670-1 portrait (click here to see a suit of armor with a cuirasse). Like many dresses of the day, this dress has a puffed cloth bertha using a color women could select for their stockings three centuries later.

Keywords:  1670, Liselotte von der Pfalz, French, Wittelsbach family, Orleans family, Borbon family, Habsburg family, Duchess, long frizzy coiffure, headdress, bertha, puffed sleeves, necklace, earrings, brooch, jeweled neckline, clasp, wrap

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