This frame fragment descended in the family of Martha Washington’s granddaughter, Martha Custis Peter. Its simple profile, which features carved cable and beading patterns, is characteristic of neoclassical style frames of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. More

Date

1780-1900


Geography


Material/Technique

Wood, gesso, gilt


Dimensions

Overall (H x W x D): 24 5/8 in. x 2 1/2 in. x 3/4 in. (62.55 cm x 6.35 cm x 1.91 cm)


Credit

Purchase, 1956


Object Number

W-2163


Colors


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