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Portrait #65
Subject/Title: Unknown woman (miniature) - C29
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:ca. 1810-1820
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:1.75 x 1.5
Image Dimensions:1.25 x 1
Materials/Media:oil on ivory
Date Documented:6/3/2003
Condition:Excellent

Description:Oval frontal miniature of a woman in coral-striped dress with a low-cut bodice. She is wearing a matching necklace and has an elaborate swept-up hairdo and headdress. Her waist is particularly small. The gold frame is actually a pin.
History:Purchased at an early Cheekwood antique show, Nashville.
Notes:Permission to reproduce by request only.

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