National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #709
Subject/Title:
Thomas, Bettie Martin Whitaker Sikes
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:unknown
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:25 x 30 inches
Image Dimensions:
Materials/Media:oil on canvas
Date Documented:
Condition:

Description:Oval bust-length portrait of a lady with dark upswept hair, parted in the middle, and with curls on either side of the part. Her v-necked, black dress is ornamented with stand-up lace collar and lace trim down the neck opening. No jewelry is visible.
History of Work:Probably painted in Williamson County, Franklin, TN.
Notes:7 July 1851-6 May 40. Owner's grandmother. She married 30 Nov. 1881.

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