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1991.1406.2 (RS20792)

Description

Very small, rectangular form showing a woman (one of a pair, other is a man). The woman has her hair in long curls at her shoulders. Her head is turned to the side, looking to the left; and a blue scarf around her neck. The picture has a filligree pewter frame with a crown at the top. There is no glass and it is held in by pewter brads on the back of the frame.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1825
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
filigree enameling
ink
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
watercolor (paint)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Filigree
filigree enameling
Ink
ink
miniatures (paintings)
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Pewter
pewter (tin alloy)
PICTURE, MINIATURE
tin (metal)
Unidentified Paper
Watercolor
watercolor (paint)
watercolors (paintings)
Woman
women (female humans)
Dimensions
4.5 x 2.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1406.2
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11056
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