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Description

Black and white photo of the profile of a young woman from the neck up, her hair in a net. under glass in a gilt mat and orange velvet frame with gilt beaded inner edge and fleur-de-lis-like exterior edge. The back has a easel as well as a hanging apparatus.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1880
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
gesso
gilding
glass (material)
paper (fiber product)
photographs
velvet (fabric weave)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Documentary Artifact
Descriptive terms
Beaded
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Fleur-de-Lis
fleur-de-lis (motifs)
gesso
Gesso
Gilded
gilding
Glass
glass (material)
paper (fiber product)
photographs
PICTURE, PORTRAIT
Portrait
portraits
Unidentified Paper
Unidentified Photograph
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Victorian
Woman
women (female humans)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
12.75 x 11.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1748
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12633

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