Picture of a Woman Circa 1850

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Picture of a Woman Circa 1850
Title: 
Picture of a Woman Circa 1850
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Three-quarter portrait of a woman seated on a sofa, she wears a dark dress, white blouse, earrings, pin at neck and rings on her fingers which have all been tinted with gold paint. Matte is double ellipitcal brass stamped with leaves and flowers. Preserver is brass, scroll stamped. Opposite lining is red plush velvet with stamped scroll work design. Case is maroon gutta percha with leather edges. Front and back design are the same: leaves and flowers. Edges stamped in gold border (inside edges also). Central brass closure button.