Dress of the early part of the reign of King
Dress of the early part of the reign of King Henry VIII, 1509-1520, based on Lady Abergavenny. . She wears a green dress with square collar, lace cuffs on puff sleeves, gold belt and jeweled necklace, headdress and choker. Based on a portrait of Lady Abergavenny, descriptions by Hall, Hollingshed, and Stow, print attached to Horace Walpole's Royal and Noble Authors, brass in the Shelley family, Clapham Church, Sussex. Handcoloured lithograph from Costumes of British Ladies from the Time of William the First to the Reign of Queen Victoria, London, Dickinson & Son, 1840.
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