Detail View: Design Library Image Collection: Lettice Knollys, Countess of Leicester

Accession Number: 
102674
Order Title: 
History of Costume and Fashion (102059-103548)
Type of View: 
all
View Title: 
view of painting of countess wearing a baroque gown of Spanish influence, a white and gold brocade in a large-scale pattern that emphasizes the vertical slash of the upper sleeve and the opening at the center front
Image description: 
The gown has a coatlike appearance. The hat is a sugarloaf. Strings of pearls drape under the ruff. A single pearl is at the center of the forehead.
Image Rights: 
copyrighted
Source Institution: 
NCSU Libraries
Collection: 
Design Library Image Collection
Culture: 
English
Culture: 
British
Subject: 
necklaces
Subject: 
ruffs
Subject: 
noblewomen
Subject: 
countesses
Subject: 
hats
Subject: 
clothing
Subject: 
women (female humans)
Subject: 
patterns (design elements)
Subject: 
portraits
Subject: 
dresses (garments)
Subject: 
jewelry
Work Types: 
Art; paintings (visual works)
Preferred Title: 
Lettice Knollys, Countess of Leicester
Agent Display: 
Unknown (British)
Date: 
1585 (creation)
Technique: 
painting (image-making)
Locations: 
Private Collection (Unknown)
Location Type: 
(repository)
Style/Period: 
Baroque
Style/Period: 
Renaissance
Style/Period: 
Elizabethan
Classification: 
Painting and Drawing