National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Cragfont - Castalian Springs, Tennessee

Portrait #1058
Subject/Title:
Breedlove, Maria Winchester
Artist:West, William Edward
Date Created:1823
Owner/Location:Cragfont
Castalian Springs, TN
Frame Dimensions:38 x 32 1/2
Image Dimensions:29 1/2 x 25
Materials/Media:Oil
Date Documented:23 January 2008
Condition:Excellent

Description:Subject facing viewer, wearing heavy black dress with large white lace collar. She wears a large lace starched headpiece with pint lace ribbons and her dark hair is rolled into buns on both sides of the forehead.
History of Work:
Notes:Maria was married to James Breedlove, a wealthy plantation owner from New Orleans. She died in 1846.

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