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Miniature portrait of an unknown woman

1982.177 (RS5273)

Description

Miniature watercolor on ivory portrait of a woman facing slightly right with brown parted hair with a braid, mounted in a velvet mat with an oval opening with gilt metal border, all in a fold over burgundy leather case.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1850
Inscriptions
"E. BAGNANI" (Embossed)
Location of origin
United States
Material
ivory (tooth component)
leather
velvet (fabric weave)
watercolor (paint)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
ivory (tooth component)
leather
miniatures (paintings)
Painting
velvet (fabric weave)
watercolor (paint)
Dimensions
7 x 6 x 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1982.177
GUSN
103929

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