American: Artist Unknown
Jacksonian Era Lady Wearing a Lace Cap
2 1/8 x 2 5/8 inches (sight)
watercolor on ivory; housed in a gilded copper case with a cast foliate border and bail
*Enclosed within the miniature's gilded copper case, serving as padding behind the ivory substrate of the portrait, was a crumpled piece of newsprint, from a Baltimore, Maryland newspaper, dated March 10, 1837.