Woman in dark dress and white sash

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Woman in dark dress and white sash
Title: 
Woman in dark dress and white sash
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Three-quarter portrait of seated woman wearing dark dress, white collar with pin, hoop earrings and ring. She holds what appears to be a daguerreotype case in her hands. Brass matte, roughly octagonal in shape, there is no preserver; opposite lining is red satin. Case is maroon leather. Front: grape vine and leaf design with central word "Amitie". Back: Overall grape vine and leaf design. Single central clasp.