1790-1799 ca. Dress of Brocade Linen, French. Shows the drawstring bodice opening, plus the front fastening undergarment. There is a second drawstring gathering the high waist. When all this was opened, it would have been easy to undress without assistance. via lesartsdécoratifs.fr suzilove.com
Very similar to another portrait I'm studying (Eleanora (Dianora) di Garzia de Medici) but I have no attribution information for this image. The colors of the undergowns are similar as well as the details of the partlet, sleeves, jewelry, etc.
A Renaissance gold and natural pearl necklace, mid-16th Century. The necklace made of two double rows of natural pearls of 2.2 to 5.3 mm diam, with gold filigree pieces in between. There is a similar piece in the portrait of Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester, attributed to Steven van der Meulen, circa 1560-1565.
Bartolommeo Traballesi (Florence c. 1540 - Florence Portrait of a Lady, possibly the Poet Maddalena Salvetti in a Green Dress and Pearls, Standing at a Draped Table, with a Pet Squirrel oil on panel, the reverse branded with the mark ‘A