Painting (a). Oil on canvas portrait of Mrs. Thomas Jefferson Chambers, née Abbie Chubb. Subject is seated, dressed in a cream-colored evening gown with a lace mantilla covering her hair. She is wearing pearls at ear and throat. She is holding sheets of polka music in her hands. Red drapery background . Frame (b). Elaborate gold-colored Gothic style frame. Restored by a Houston conservator in May 1964.
Unframed: H. 36.25 x W. 28.5 in (H. 92.08 x W. 72.39 cm) ; Framed: H. 44.5 x W. 36.5 in (H. 113.03 x W. 92.71 cm)
Place of Origin
Gift to San Jacinto Museum of History from Chambers' granddaughter, Katharine S. Evans.