1550 - 1600 Queen Elizabeth Period Fashion
Fashion and Costumes late 16th Century: 1550-1599 Elizabethan style
Elizabethan blackwork coif
Elizabethan Coif Project
The Red Tapestry Ensemble by ladylucrezia on deviantART
Bess of Hardwick/Elizabeth I: "The Hardwick Portrait", c1599, by Nicholas Hilliard and his workshop was commissioned by Bess of Hardwick. Bess also embroidered the skirt the queen is wearing in the portrait. The elaborate design includes flowers, sea serpents, and dragons. The painting can be viewed still at Hardwick Hall.