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Oval plaque of a woman, three-quarter face turned to the right. Her head and shoulders are enclosed in black drapery with yellow fringe. Her hair is parted in the middle with long curls at the sides of her face. The neck of the dress is edged with red and gold, and she wears a necklace of blue beads and a heart medallion. The carving is covered with old, dark, yellowed varnish. Carved from pine and painted in oil.
carvings (visual works)
amber (fossil resin)
oil paint (paint)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
women (female humans)
On a jelly label on the lower left of the board back, written in fountain pen is: Purchased at/the Oliver/Williams auction,/July 26, 1966. On the upper left of the board back, in black paint is: 83000 .
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),
21 x 14 x 2.625 (HxWxD) (inches)
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little