National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #1881

Giers CardGiers Case
Subject/Title:
Unknown Girl-Miniature
Artist:Giles, C. C.
Date Created:ca. 1855
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions: 3.5 x 3
Image Dimensions:2.9 x 2.4
Materials/Media: Watercolor on Porcelain
Date Documented:22 February 2013
Condition:Poor - Case and Artist Card Excellent

Description: Very faded bust-length of a young girl with long hair parted in the middle, pulled back over her ears, and hanging down below her shoulders in the back. She is wearing a white dress or shirtwaist with a large cameo brooch at the throat at the top of a pointed collar neckline.
History of Work: Acquired from a local estate
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