A woman is in sitting in a high back chair in the center of a room. She is wearing a blue dress and bonnet with a white apron and red shawl. Her hair is white. She is looking slightly to her right. on her right is a multi-colored sofa with a wood frame underneath a glass window that has white curtains and a plant on the sill. To the woman's left is a wood bench and stool. Behind the woman is a fireplace with a kettle over the fire. Various household artifacts are on the mantle. There is a wood table in front of the woman with an open book on it. There is another open book on a table in the lower left corner of the print. An inkwell and quill pen are beside the book. There is a blue and white rug on the floor.