Daguerreotype of a woman wearing a floral checked patterned blouse. The woman looks straight ahead at the camera and holds a baby on her lap. The baby wears a dress with a light colored dot pattern. The portrait is in front of a plain grey background. The daguerreotype is an a black painted wood frame with decorative painted gold edging in the center around the photograph. The back of the frame features a carved scroll and floral motif. The paint has worn off at the raised edges of the design.