There is more than one Tabitha Scarborough Custis in the historical record, and life and marriage dates for them are unclear. This portrait descended in the Custis family with one identified as Henry Custis. The hairstyle and costume appear to be late seventeenth century.
Dimensions: 28 1/2 x 23 1/2 in. (72.4 x 59.7 cm.)
The subject is turned three-quarters to her right inside a painted oval frame. She wears a loose pink dress over a white shift and a gold drape is wrapped around her. She wears a pearl necklace and earrings.