The carpet is a very fine example of the time of James I. The whole design is characteristically English of the period.
Reigns of Henri IV. and Louis XIII. 1590 to 1614. French fashion history of the Renaissance and Baroque era. Vertugadins. Dress of Marguerite de France. Low-cut bodices. Spanish court dress.
Henry Howard, 1st Earl of Northampton (1540 – 1614) was a significant English aristocrat and courtier.