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Object Name Portrait
Title Elizabeth Jane Taylor
Catalog Number 1986.79.3
Date ca. 1830
Material(s) Paint/Ivory/Metal/Hair
Dimensions H-2.375 W-2 D-0.25 inches
Description This miniature portrait of Elizabeth Jane Taylor is painted with oils on ivory. Taylor has her hair in ringlets with an ornamental hair band. She is wearing an open-neck black dress with a fan front and a broach at the center of the neck line. The portrait is encased in a gold colored frame with solid back. There is a glass-covered hollow in the backing that holds a braided lock of hair. At one time a pin was on the back.
Collection A. Burton Faris Collection
People Taylor, Elizabeth Jane
Subjects Paintings
Portrait miniatures
Portrait paintings
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS