1629 Anne Hale, Mrs. Hoskins, by Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger (private collection)

Gheeraerts portrays Anna Hale in a black dress with white lace-trimmed collars, striped ribbons and bows, and a hat adorned with flowers in this 1629 portrait.

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Its not possible to work out where her waistline is, although it is high in this made for American Halloween image. She wears a collar and bertha and a modesty piece leaving a lace-lined vee opening.

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