This is a tintype of a beautiful pious young lady. The tintype is completely tinted or painted to highlight her beauty. She has a pearl tiara, and a large gold cross around her neck. At first I had thought that these were painted in, however if you look closely you can see the shadow of the real thing underneath. Her dress is also painted around the frills with black you can see this by the gloss in the photos. The frame is very lovely with gold leaf and a floral texture.
Very nice condition the frame is very old and has a wear as you can see in the photos. The bottom edge does have some plaster missing along the straight line. This does not take away from the beauty of the frame at all. She is in great conditi…