Thought to be Lucy Harrington, Countess of Bedford in the costume she wore in the 1606 court masque "Hymenaei," by Jonson and Jones Countess, Bedford, 17Th Century, Costumes Design, Costumesf Dresses, 1606, Masque Costumes, Lucy Harrington, Masquerades Customs
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Lucy Harrington, Countess of Bedford, in a Masque Costume Designed by Inigo Jones, 1606 by John Decritz the Elder
Costume design by Inigo Jones for a Torchbearer in the "Masque of Blackness",1606.
Anne Boleyn attired for a Court Masque, as St. Barbara, by Holbein. The artist was not only Court Painter to Henry VIII.,but he as well designed many of the costumes, props and settings, for the Masques so well loved by Henry and his Court.
Costume by Iñigo Jones or Queen Camilla from the "The Masque of Queens",1609. Twelve queens (masque) frightened away the witches (antimasque) who wanted to bring the chaos to the world.
EXCERPT: 'CIRCA1510, oriental/masque costume. Lady wearing an oriental/Turkish style costume, such as would be worn in a masque or pageant definitely not everyday wear. Her ponytail is pulled up through the turban and hangs loose from the chimney type crown. The short sleeved gown is a mixture of brocades and decorated with jewels. The loose white sleeves cover red satin undersleeves.'
Isaac Oliver, portrait of an unknown woman in masque costume This lady is wearing a costume probably designed for the Masque of Queens. This spectacular court event took place on 2 February 1609 with Anne of Denmark, wife of James I, leading the dancers.
Costume design for a masquer by Inigo Jones, c 1620