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Molded composition hinged cover with relief design of rococo floral cartouche in a rectangular reserve with cyma curves. Interior of velvet lining with a cut-out floral design. Encloses a Daguerreotype under glass with an oval gilt brass mat. Depicts seated young woman, ¾ length view, in a dark satin dress and cape, ruffled collar, braided hair, lots of jewelry. Some hand tinting.
Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.),
Documentary Artifacts; Graphic Documents
5 7/8 x 4 1/4 (HxD) (inches)
Gift of Margaret Carson Holt