American School Portrait Miniature of Child with Basket
  • Sweet folk portrait miniature of child with short strawberry blond hair, wearing double strand necklace of coral beads with gold clasp, pink dress with white polka dots and lace trim. She holds a basket of flowers picked just for you. The gold-colored metal pendant's reverse has hair strands of two colors braided into an infinity knot. Perhaps mother's and daughter's hair? Condition: a bit of fading and a well-repaired crack in substrate. The frame measures 2 3/8” x 1 7/8”, not including the loop. Circa 1840.

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