Pink silk satin cloak made in Paris, 1580-1600.

1580 - 1600 French Cloak made of Red Satin, Couched & Embroidered with Silver, Silver-Gilt & Coloured Silk Threads, Trimmed with Silver-Gilt & Silk Thread Fringe & Tassel, & Lined with Pink Linen

Said to be Mary Tudor, daughter of Henry the VIII and Catherine of Aragon

Mary I - (February 1516 - November Daughter of Henry VIII and his first wife, Catherine of Aragon, Mary attempted to restore Roman Catholicism in England during her reign. The execution of Protestants as heretics earned her the sobriquet "Bloody Mary.

Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I (detail) Nicholas Hilliard, c.1547-1619

DETAIL of necklace - artist Nicholas Hilliard - portrait of Queen Elizabeth I the so-called 'Pelican portrait' due to pendant (see full portrait) oil on panel; x 61 cm x 24 in).

A Lady, ca. 1585 (Unknown Artist) Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME

Beauty and Duty: The Art and Business of Renaissance Marriage at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art. Portrait of Infanta Isabella Clara Eugenia of Spain" (around age oil on canvas. After Alonso Sanchez Coello, Spanish, ca. Gift of Miss Susan Dwight Bliss.

ART BLOG: Pieter de Kempeneer 1527-37

Wonderful Pearl ,Gold and Gemstone Jewelry: Peter de Kempeneer, Bildnis einer Dame, Detail (Portrait of a Lady, detail)

Antonio Moro. "Catalina de Austria, esposa de Juan III de Portugal" (1552 - 1553)

"Catalina de Austria, esposa de Juan III de Portugal", 1552 - by Antonio Moro (aka. Anthonis Mor, and Anthonis Mor van Dashorst) (Dutch,