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Silk Work. Mid 17th Century. Frances Stewart.

A rare embroidered portrait believed to be that of Frances Stewart, Duchess of Richmond and Lennox, born 1647. Worked on a silk, satin weave with carefully shaded floss silks. Painted by Sir Peter Lely, Frances Stewart was a great beauty and a mistress of Charles II.

Framed Size. 19 x 16 ins.