Portrait of Margaret Laton by Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger (1561-1636).

Linen jacket is the same one worn in the portrait and is embroidered in highly coloured silks and silver and gold thread with sequins, bobbin lace & spangles.

Provenance

By descent to Major-General Sir John Headlam; his sale Christie's, 1929; bought Harmsworth, later 2nd Viscount Rothermere, Warwick House; by descent to Mary, Vicountess Rothermere, 1993.




Exhibitions at V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum)

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