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The ideal Medieval woman was seen as being hairless in contrast to the man. Hairlines, eyebrows and even eyelashes were plucked so that no hair whatsoever would show. The only women who appear frequently in High Medieval portraits displaying their hair are saints and the Virgin Mother. A high forehead was a sign of extreme beauty. In this painting, you can see the exaggerated eye line which may be created with some kind of paint or make-up.
Painting by Rogier van der Weyden