Portrait miniature of a young woman in a white velvet hat
Overall: 6.2 x 4.2 x 0.5 cm (2 7/16 x 1 5/8 x 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Gold, enamel, painted ivory and crystal
Not On View
The portrait is a bust of young woman wearing an elaborate white and black head covering and a gold and hard stone (or paste) riviere necklace. The reverse is decorated with a sheaf of wheat. The portrait appears to have been cut at some point to fit the case.
Late 1960's, gift of Mrs. Frank Bowker to her great-niece, Elizabeth C. Heide, Marblehead, MA; 2012, gift of Elizabeth C. Heide to the MFA. (Accession date: September 26, 2012)
Gift of Elizabeth C. Heide in memory of Mrs. Frank Bowker