National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #343
Subject/Title: Unknown Lady with an ermine wrap
Artist:Lambdin, James Reid 1807-1889
Date Created:ca. 1840
Owner/Location:Cheekwood Museum of Art
Nashville, TN
Frame Dimensions:NA
Image Dimensions:NA
Materials/Media:watercolor on ivory
Date Documented:2/22/2004
Condition:Excellent

Description:Frame is replacement black painted wood by Weibold; inner metal mat is original.

Rectangle waist-length of young woman in a black velvet (?) dress, off the shoulder, with gathers. She has an ermine stole around her shoulders. Her hair is dark brown, parted in the middle, swept back, and held in place with a dark hair ribbon or band.
History:Probably painted in Philadelphia
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