GIRL WITH A RED HAT by Johannes Vermeer Detail. Vermeer's rendering of light on a face exquisite
Google translation of French text: 1550 Years In France Originally, the collar has a tangle free of gathered pleats. Over time, the folds become more important in volume and it is this development once starched unborn fluted cutter. The edges of the folds are sometimes embroidered. The English fashion in Europe is characterized by its embroidered collars (second line portrait below), a feature which can still be seen on the English portraits 1570s.