1565 Elisabeth de Valois by Sofonisba Anguissola (Prado) head

The jeweled hat, ruff, and carcanet necklace of Isabel Valois in Sofonisba Anguissola's 1565 portrait.

She appears to be wearing a jeweled and feathered cap over a jeweled escoffion headdress, highlighted by a dangling pear drop pearl, and the carcanet necklace so characteristic of the era.

Keywords:  1565, Isabel de Valois, Valois family, Habsburg family, Queen, Spanish, Anguissola, straight coiffure, high enclosing neckline, jeweled feathered hat, jeweled headdress, neck ruff, lace, carcanet necklace, necklace

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