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Portrait of Abigail Coggeshall Casey (1737-1821). White-capped woman, head and shoulder view with plain brownish-black background. Sitter wears gray dress with sheer white fichu over shoulder and bust. Plain, molded rectangular frame painted brown (not original, probably 20th century).
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oil paint (paint)
In 1781, Silas Casey came into sole charge of the divided estate. Silas and Abigail were the only members of the Casey family to make the farm their home, living there from 1787 until 1812.
"Mrs. Silas Casey/ born Abigail Coggeshall/daughter of/ Daniel and Mary Wanton Coggeshall" (Black ink)
Casey, Abigail Coggeshall, 1737-1821
Original to Casey Farm (Saunderstown, R.I.),
31 1/2 x 24 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Bequest of Edward P. Casey
Saunderstown (Washington county, Rhode Island)
Rhode Island (United States)