Mrs. Samuel M. Shaw

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Mrs. Samuel M. Shaw
Title: 
Mrs. Samuel M. Shaw
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Three-quarter portrait of young woman (Mrs. Samuel Shaw) seated in a wooden chair with elbow resting on a fabirc covered table on which rests a book. She is wearing a striped dress with white lace cuffs, lace collar and some floral attachments on chest. She also wears a dark velvet(?) shawl and holds a dark (velvet?) drawstring handbag in her lap-both the shawl and bag are embroidered. In her hair at back a comb is visible. Matte is elliptical gold, preserver is stamped brass, case lining opposite is leaf, acorn and scroll stamped red velvet. Case is maroon gutta percha stamped inside and outside edges with a gold border. Case design is oval, scroll and leaf pattern front and back. Two clasps.