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Description

Of rectangular format, off-white paper with an oval reserve with sepia-toned bust length, 18th century portrai. It is of a young woman with a low cut dress and a spiral curl of hair down her left shoulder. It is a print of a hand-painted miniature. It is enclosed in glass with a cardboard backing by brown paper. A small brass hanging ring is at the back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1915
Inscriptions
Printed in the lower border is: By Permission...? [text has faded away].
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
cardboard
glass (material)
paper (fiber product)
photographs
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Cardboard
cardboard
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Glass
glass (material)
miniatures (toys)
paper (fiber product)
photographic print
photographs
PICTURE, PORTRAIT
Portrait
portraits
prints (visual works)
Unidentified Paper
Woman
women (female humans)
Dimensions
3.5 x 3 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.1164
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
51287

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