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Catalog Number 2007.05.01.m
Description 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.
Decade 188/189/190
Collection Chautauqua Institution Artifact Collection
Search Terms Portraits
Paintings
Blouses
Jewelry
Material Wood/Paper
Place of Origin Golfview House
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Art
Object Name Painting
Classification People
Date c. 1880