National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #1774
Subject/Title:
Cocke, Cecelia Harriett Morton Batey
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:ca. 1860
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:50 x 43
Image Dimensions:38 x 31
Materials/Media:Oil on canvas
Date Documented:14 November 2008
Condition:Fair

Description:Seated three-quarter length portrait of a young woman wearing off-shoulder half-sleeve plumb colored dress. Subject sits in a green upholstered balloon back chair with scroll arms. Subject has dark hair pulled back. She wears a gold bracelet and gold jeweled wedding ring, gold crucifix necklace, and gold and jeweled dangle earrings. Right background has a curtain pulled back to reveal at left a window
History of Work:
Notes:Subject is owners great great grandmother. Subject lived in Rutherford County and was twice widowed during the Civil War.

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