called Tabitha Scarborough Custis

Artist: Unknown
Date: ?

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.

See: Fralin Museum of Art Online Collection.

Family: Custis
Location: Unknown
Decade: Unknown
Credits: Courtesy of the Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia, Bequest of Evelyn Bayly Tiffany in memory of her father Thomas H. Bayly, 1929.1.6.