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Miniature portrait of an unknown woman

2008.66 (RS5636)

Description

Miniature watercolor painting on ivory of an older woman in profile facing left in a black high neck dress, mounted in an oval gilded plaster frame with molded ribbon and beaded borders and an applied bow and foliate swag at top.

Details

Maker
Turin, E. Morelli (Artist)
Date
1880-1900
Inscriptions
"E. Morelli Turin" (Signed)
Location of origin
United States
Material
ivory (tooth component)
plaster
watercolor (paint)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
ivory (tooth component)
miniatures (paintings)
Painting
plaster
watercolor (paint)
Dimensions
6 x 4 x 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2008.66
GUSN
103845

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