National Society of Colonial Dames of
America in Tennessee















Portrait #716
Subject/Title:
Williams, Katherine “Kate” Trigg
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:early 1800s
Owner/Location:Private Collection
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Materials/Media:oil on canvas
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Description:An oval, three-quarter length portrait of a young woman with torso facing three-quarter left and head looking back toward the right. She is wearing an off-the-shoulder dress with pleated or striped top coming to a v-shape on the bodice, and her right hand is visible and is holding an object with what appears to be help from her left hand. Her dress is ornamented with a flower at the center of her chest. Her dark hair is parted in the middle and pulled back over her ears.
History of Work:Painted in Mass.
Notes:Born in Memphis; married Frank Williams; buried in Elmwood Cemetery in Memphis.

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