Edited by Nellie on February 9, 2013, 12:20 pm
I keep returning to this Hayter State Portrait being intrigued by the way the robes are depicted.
I wonder if it can be confirmed that the white, part-transparent overgarment with flounces is the Colobium Sindonis.
It has a low-cut neckline, as described in Macleane, and another gown or petticoat can be seen under it ending at floor length above one foot.
Perhaps someone can find a full description of this portrait. The Royal Collection page does not give any detail of the robes.
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