ca. 1930 Hattie E. Burdette Born: Washington, District of Columbia 1872 Died: Washington, District of Columbia 1955 watercolor on ivory 3 x 2 3/8 in. (7.6 x 6.0 cm) oval Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of George F. Linkins 1955.5.1 Not currently on view
Luce Center Label
This portrait shows an elegant older lady, wearing a luxurious fur jacket. During the 1920s and ‘30s, the fashion for filmy, unlined fabrics made furs not only fashionable but useful for cold evenings on the town.
Portrait female - unidentified - bust
painting - miniature
paint - watercolor