National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #1298
Subject/Title:
Ferrill, Matilda
Artist:Laurens, Peter
Date Created:1850-1860
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:44 x 38
Image Dimensions:35 x 28
Materials/Media:Oil on canvas
Date Documented:22 April 2008
Condition:Excellent

Description:Mrs. Ferrill is seated on a red couch, a decorative white fan in her right hand. She wears an off-the-shoulder dress of brown with billowing sleeves. She wears a long gold chain necklace and a large brooch. She wears long teardrop earrings of gold and pearl. She has brown hair and brown eyes and a pink complexion. A red drape is behind her on the viewer's right.
History of Work:The original sand-covered frame from Savannah, Georgia.
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