Portrait of a Young Woman

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Portrait of a Young Woman
Title: 
Portrait of a Young Woman
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Daguerreotype of a painting, a portrait of a young woman who wears an off the shoulder dress with laced front. There is a flower in her hair. Her arm rests on a table at her side on which is laid a shawl. The plate has been hand colored. The painting's background shows an urn and vegetation. Matte is elliptical brass. No preserver. Case lining opposite is red velvet stamped with a leaf and twigs. Case is maroon velvet. Back of case is edged with stamped gold border. Case front is stamped with leaf, flower and scroll work in gold. Two clasps.