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Call #:
1978.20.1
Title:
Celia Greene with gold chain
Collection type:
Paintings
Author/Creator :
  • maker not researched
  • Date:
    1785
    Object type:
    8: Communication Artifact; Art; Miniature
    Materials:
    paint, watercolor
    ivory
    metal, gold
    Medium:
    Painting
    Place of production/origin:
    United States,
    Description:
    Miniature of Celia Greene wearing red dress with lace trim and fur piece at shoulder. She has brown hair in long tail over shoulder with white circlet of flowers and rose in hair, also wearing gold cross on chain. Window in left background with green curtain, coast and two islands visible outside. In gold oval frame with gold chain attached (not original).
    Dimensions:
    Height:1.25 in x Width:1.875 in x Depth:.125 in
    --or--
    Height:3.2 cm x Width:4.8 cm x Depth:0.4cm
    Research Notes:
    Celia Greene (1762-1796) daughter of Governor William and Catherine Ray, married Colonel William Greene 1786.
    Provenance:
    Gift of Mrs. Philip Drinker , 1978-10-24
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