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A Child with a Rattle, attributed to Paulus van Somer I, 1611, the Temple Newsam House

A Child with a Rattle, attributed to Paulus van Somer I, 1611, the Temple Newsam House

(Source: BBC)

Kitchen interior with the parable of the rich man and the poor Lazarus, attributed to Pieter Cornelisz van Rijck, 1610’s the Netherlands, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

Kitchen interior with the parable of the rich man and the poor Lazarus, attributed to Pieter Cornelisz van Rijck, 1610’s the Netherlands, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

(Source: rijksmuseum.nl)

Jacket, 1610-15 (with later alterations) England, MFA Boston
There is a tradition that this jacket was worn by Queen Elizabeth I and given away in 1578 to the family of Roger Wodehouse as a gift in honor of his knighting.  However, the jacket dates to after Queen Elizabeth’s death.  It was probably worn by Grizell Wodehouse, daughter-in-law of Roger Wodehouse.
Check out the intricate embroidery.  There is ACTUAL silver in the threads.

Jacket, 1610-15 (with later alterations) England, MFA Boston

There is a tradition that this jacket was worn by Queen Elizabeth I and given away in 1578 to the family of Roger Wodehouse as a gift in honor of his knighting.  However, the jacket dates to after Queen Elizabeth’s death.  It was probably worn by Grizell Wodehouse, daughter-in-law of Roger Wodehouse.

Check out the intricate embroidery.  There is ACTUAL silver in the threads.

Anne of Denmark, Queen of England by Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger, ca 1611-14
Did I mention I’ll also be posting favorite British royal costumes today?

Anne of Denmark, Queen of England by Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger, ca 1611-14

Did I mention I’ll also be posting favorite British royal costumes today?

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