Simone Hermsen

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Lucas de Heere, 1574: Drawing of Four Citizen’s Wives, from his manuscript Corte Beschryuinghe van Engheland, Schotland, ende Irland.

color sketch of three London gentlewomen and a countrywoman come to market, from the manuscript Corte Beschryuinghe van Engheland, Schotland, ende Irland,Lucas de Heere

Cranach Digital Archive, unknown date or actual attribution, but it resembles enough of Lucas Cranach's style to be viable

Cranach Digital Archive, unknown date or actual attribution, but it resembles enough of Lucas Cranach's style to be viable puffs at shoulders, elbows, wrists

Long silk stocking sew to a pair of gray linen underpaints. from the belongings of elector Moritz (1521-1553) or August (1526-1586) of Saxony Strumpf & Geschichte Raum 8

Long silk stocking sew to a pair of gray linen underpaints. from the belongings of elector Moritz or August of Saxony Strumpf & Geschichte Raum 8

Attributed to Paul van Somer, ca. 1576–1621, Flemish, active in Britain (from 1616), Elizabeth, Countess of Kellie, (detail) ca. 1619, Oil on canvas, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection R

Attributed to Paul van Somer (Flemish, ca. ~ active in Britain from 1616 ~ Elizabeth, Countess of Kellie, (detail) ~ ca. 1619 ~ oil on canvas ~ Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

Dress a la polonaise, outer fabric embroidered linen, lining linen, 1770s, KM 67.871

Embroidery on linen was a popular pastime for both men and women in the upper classes and the patterns were often chosen to resemble silk fabric. Dress à la polonaise, outer fabric embroidered linen, lining linen, KM Photo Pernilla Rasmussen

A Woman, ca. 1505 (Martin Schaffner) (ca. 1477-1548) Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA, Inv. 733

Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object : Portrait of a Lady. Peacocks on her headband, Greek Key design embroidered on smock neckline. Attributed to Martin Schaffner, German (active Ulm), - 1549

That's what I look like when pulling my overdress off.  I think this is a kirtle rather than a chemise revealed, but the fabric is really beautiful!  A woman undressing before entering the fountain of youth. From a fresco, circa 1411, in the great hall of the Castello di Manta.

I think this is a kirtle rather than a chemise revealed when she pulls off the overgrown, the fabric underneath is really beautiful! A woman undressing before entering the fountain of youth. From a fresco, circa in the great hall of the Castello di Manta.