Enlarged reproduction of a 1/6 plate daguerreotype of a Woman wearing a lace pelerine ~ ca 1846
Seated woman with arm resting on cloth-covered posing table, wearing silk dress with long narrow sleeves and white undersleeves, covered by a lace pelerine, a ribbon crossed at her throat and held by a brooch, her hair parted in the middle and puffed at the ears, with the crown hair in a high braid, a ring on her finger and a watch or pencil chain on her lap. Preserver: [none] (pre-1847). Mat: Oval with sandy finish (late 1840s). Case: Leather-covered wood half frame, with a plain, unembossed back, and a red velvet pinchpad (pre-1849).