ca. 1636 Mary Villiers, Lady Herbert of Shurland by Sir Anthonis van Dyck (Timken Museum of Art - San Diego, California USA)

Upgrade image posted on 28 January 2013 from Plum leaves photostream on flickr.

Duchess Mary Vlliers' dress has a plain modesty piece compared to the lace specimens worn by so many at this time.

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