National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #488
Subject/Title:
Scheper, Margaret Becker
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:unknown
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:40 x 34
Image Dimensions:29.5 x 24
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:10/6/2004
Condition:Good

Description:Young woman seated in waist-length slightly right profile. She is wearing a dark dress with a lace inset at the neck and v-shaped to the bustline and lace cuffs. A locket is at her throat. Her right hand has a ruby ring on her index finger and a gold band on her ring finger. Her left hand is only partially visible. Her dark brown hair is parted in the center and worn behind her ears.
History of Work:
Notes:Subject died in 1094 and was the grandmother of Henrietta and Margaret M. Wessel Eidel.

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