Fanciful dress often used by painters (and not necessarily owned by the sitter) for such portraits, with Van Dyke elements to sleeves, and often to collar and elbows, with a ruff about the throat. Large pearl buttons, silk bows and pearls pinned within the drapery. Detail Miss Maria Elizabeth Boothby, 1758, by Sir Joshua Reynolds
Margaret (nee Dodworth), Baroness Lovelace of Hurley, 2nd wife of Richard, 1st Baron Lovelace. Mother of nine. Portrait by John de Critz the Elder. Ancestress of Lord Byron's wife, hence his daughter Ada, whose husband was made Earl Lovelace.