National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #12
Subject/Title: Childress, Margery
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:unknown
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:39 x 29
Image Dimensions:34 x 24
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:5/7/2003
Condition: Good

Description:Waist-length three-quarter right profile of a woman in a black dress with exaggerated sleeves and a high lace neck. Her hair is parted in the center and styled atop her head in rows of braids.
History:Restored by Cumberland Conservation.
Notes:The subject lived from 1845-1909 and married William B. Shephard.

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