Assumed to be Catrina (Katrin), Daughter of Gustavas I. c. 1590,
Stokholm Sweden.

This picture is just dripping in beads, her headdress is absoulutly covered in pearls and gold bead embroidery with sewn thread embroidery. In her hand, a pair of black gloves with embroidered cuffs again seeming to be in pearls and gold, maybe even possibly jewels or enamels of some sort as well.

 


Hood: Pearl and gold encrusted hood. The under lying fabric appears to be black.

Gloves: Black gloves embroidered with small pearls,gold and red silk or red thread (?)

Details:

 
Design and original content Copyright 2000-2003 Jen Funk Segrest (Elspeth Grizel of Dunfort) http://www.medievalbeads.com - all pictures/photos of items solely belong to owners/publishers and are offered here for educational research purposes only and not for any profit whatsoever. Hosted by Verve.