Lady Mary Villiers (1622–1685), Lady Herbert, Later Duchess of Lennox and Richmond, as Saint Agnes by Sir Anthonis van Dyck (Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village - Lacock, near Chippenham, Wiltshire UK)


Lady Mary wears a jeweled hair ornament with a proto-hurluberlu coiffure in this van Dyck portrait. Her sleeves are very distended. Scalloping is fashionable as reflected by the scalloped hem of her skirt.

Keywords:  1640, van Dyck, Mary Villiers, Mary Stewart, Mary Stuart, Duchess of Richmond and Lennox, Lady Herbert, Duchess, British, Villiers family, Stuart family, curly coiffure, hair jewelry, earrings, necklace, fitted bodice, U-neckline, brooch, clasps, elbow length puffed sleeves, cuffs, full skirt, wrap

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