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FRAME WITH PHOTOGRAPH OF MARJORIE MERRIWEATHER POST

Made by: Underwood & Underwood

On view in: Adam Dressing Room


About this object

This painted wooden frame contains a black and white signed photograph mounted on paperboard of Marjorie Merriweather Post, ca. 1935. She is seated on a camelback sofa wearing a dark velvet full-length gown, full sleeves, a three-strand pearl necklace that extends below the bustline, a jeweled watch on her left wrist, rings on her left hand, and a pearl bracelet on her right hand. Her right foot, in a silver and dark-colored t-strap shoe, extends from under the hem of the dress.

Object name:
FRAME WITH PHOTOGRAPH OF MARJORIE MERRIWEATHER POST
Made from:
Wood -- paper
Made in:
Washington, USA
Date made:
ca. 1935
Size:
21.6 × 25.9 cm (8 1/2 × 10 3/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
34.103
Signature marks:
STAMP: Underwood & Underwood / Washington [lower right corner of photograph] LABEL: COHEN'S INC. / 1227 G ST., N. W. / POPULAR PRICE / PICTURE STORES OF / WASHINGTON, D.C. [center top of backing paper] blue paper label in the shape of a paint palette INSCRIPTION: 4 [beneath paper label on backing paper, handwritten in pencil]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973