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Frame with Photograph of Marjorie Merriweather Post

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Frame with Photograph of Marjorie Merriweather Post

Made by: Karsh, Yousuf

On view in: Adam Dressing Room


About this object

This black and white copy photograph shows Marjorie Merriweather Post in about 1945 wearing a velvet gown with a taffeta or satin underskirt, seated on a sofa in the sun room at Tregaron. Her left arm is resting on the back of the sofa; behind her on that side is a built-in vitrine containing Russian porcelain. Behind her to the right is a tapestry screen. She is wearing a fourn strand pearl necklace, drop earrings that contain diamonds, and a sapphire brooch at the center of the gown's sweetheart neckline.

Category:
WOODWORK
Object name:
Frame with Photograph of Marjorie Merriweather Post
Made from:
Wood -- paper
Made in:
USA: Washington, D. C.
Date made:
ca. 1945
Size:
overall __9.62 IN __7.50 IN
overall __24.45 cm __19.05 cm

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
34.106
Signature marks:
signature __Karsh __lower left corner of photograph __Handwritten in script ||inscription __Duplicate / See Neg # / A1186 __back of photograph __handwritten in pencil ||inscription __33648 / 2 5/3/60 / JR __lower right corner of backing board __handwritten in pencil
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Russian Imperial Porcelain at Hillwood"