Ivory guards and sticks, carved; paper mount, painted; gold leaf; metal pin with mother-of-pearl
Marks: WLB ( in ink on guard); inscription (on reverse): "Painted by Benjamin West and presented to Frances Norton, London, in June / W.L. Baylor of Caroline Co. Virgina"
28.8 × 50.4 cm (11 1/4 × 19 2/3 in.)
Gift of the Antiquarian Society
Extended information about this artwork
The Antiquarian Society of the Art Institute of Chicago, The First One Hundred Years. Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago, 1977, No. 291, ill. p. 218.
Art Institute of Chicago, The Antiquarian Society: The First One Hundred years, Apr. 23-Jun. 19, 1977.
Art Institute of Chicago, Fashion Items and Textiles Pertaining to Fashion, Apr. 29-Jul. 16, 1978.
Art Institute of Chicago, Allerton and Cheney Galleries, A Birthday Celebration- 100 Years of Antiquarian Society Textile Collecting- 1890-1990, Sept. 11, 1991- Feb. 17, 1992.
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