Sarah Waters Meade (Mrs. David Meade, Jr., 1749-1829)

Date: probably 1770

Sarah Waters was the daughter of William Waters and Sarah Prentis Waters of Williamsburg. She married David Meade, Jr. in 1768.

Dimensions: 30 1/4 x 25 1/8 in. (76.84 x 63.82 cm.)

The subject wears a white wrap lined with blue over a pink dress. Pearls and a pink and gold scarf are woven in her hair and the scarf is wrapped around her right arm. She is turned three-quarters to her right and appears inside a painted oval frame.

See: Colonial Williamsburg eMuseum

Family: MeadeWaters
Decade: 1770s
Credits: The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Gift of Mrs. Rose S. Cooper, 1989-312.