Framed Photograph of Alva Vanderbilt
A gilt brass frame (French, 19th century) containing a c. 1880 photograph of Alva Vanderbilt (1853-1933). The frame is decorated with raised fleur-de-lys around the boarder. The portrait photograph depicts Alva from the waist up, she wears flowers and feathers in her hair and a square-neck gown with tulle sleeves, a bodice with adhered floral decorations, and a cinched waist.
Frame 6 1/8" x 4 1/2"
Photograph: 5 3/4" x 4 1/4"
Gift of Mr. Harold S. Vanderbilt.
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