Portrait of Clarissa Deming Perkins



Object ID:
1939-03-2
Category:
Images of People
Medium:
watercolor on ivory
Creator:
Anson Dickinson (1779-1852)
Date:
1828
Held at:
Litchfield Historical Society
Associated Place:
Litchfield, CT
Size:
3 5/8" length x 3" width
Description:
Rectangular ivory miniature of Clarissa Deming Perkins with sky and landscape background. She is depicted with curled black hair, brown eyes, lace cap with blue ribbon tie under chin. Two-layer lace fichu, black empire dress with blue shawl. Red leather album case with 2 brass hooks. White silk trade card attached to silk lining.

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