Lady in Black Dress
W: 4.7cm (1.9")H: 6cm (2.4")
Miniature of a young lady facing full-on. Her dark hair is simply styled in loose curls and she is wearing a black dress with subtle white lace trim edging. She is wearing a dark cord around her neck which slips into her bodice. Watercolour on ivory C1820. Gold frame with decorative chased border, the reverse with glazed central compartment and later-added brooch attachment.