The dress made
according the portrait of English Queen Anna Boleyn (Unknown
artist, ca 1533-36, National Portrait Gallery, London, NPG 668).
The base is a white batiste shirt decorated with a black
embroidery. Other layer is a kirtle made of black tafetta and
red-gold brocade (see the next pages). The dress is made of black velvet and consists
of a dress with turn-back fur sleeves and a separate stomacher.
The brocade foresleeves are tied up to the turn-back sleeves.