Mary Walker Carter Carter (Mrs. Charles Carter, d. 1770)

Date: ca. 1755-1758

Mary Walker Carter was the daughter of Charles Carter of Cleve and his first wife, Mary Walker. She married her cousin, Charles Carter of Corotoman and Shirley Plantation.

Dimensions: 29 1/2 x 23 3/4 in. (74.93 x 60.33 cm)

The subject wears a gold-brown dress with a bow and a white underskirt. There is lace at her neckline and sleeves and breastknots at her elbow. Her hair has pearls and ribbon weaved into it. She is inside a painted oval frame.

Family: Carter
Decade: 1750s
Credits: Courtesy of Shirley Plantation.