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mourning picture with two women
  • Harriet Battelle
    active: United States
  • mourning picture with two women, circa 1807
  • Where object was made: United States
  • silk thread, hair, ink, watercolor on silk, mounted on linen, embroidering
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 45.72 x 49.53 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 18 x 19.5 mm
    Canvas/Support: 47 x 52.1 cm
    Canvas/Support: 18 1/2 x 20 1/2 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.0649
Description
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Two female figures in a landscape. Trees are on right and left side of image. The full length female figure standing on the left is pointing toward the seated woman with her left hand. Both women are wearing gold robes. The woman seated center is also wearing a brown cloak/robe. There is water in the foreground. In the background has a low horizon line with foliage and hills.