Portrait of a Middle Aged Woman. c. 1880.
Wood/Paper, 42" height and 37¼width. Framed Pastel on Paper portrait. Bust of unidentified woman, three-quarters left side perspective. She is wearing her hai tied back tightly, a gold brooche clasped over her white under-collar, with a black pleated blouse. A clerical, teaching or mourning uniform? Pastel portrait is in excellent condition; gilded, multi-layered wood frame is cracking along several places.
|Collection||Chautauqua Institution Artifact Collection|
|Place of Origin||Golfview House|
|Lexicon category||8: Communication Artifact|