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Silhouette

1922.150 (RS5033)

Description

Hollow cut silhouette bust length portrait set over black silk of a woman facing left wearing a bonnet, mounted in a black molded paper frame with scalloped edge and oval opening.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1840
Inscriptions
Print: "CARR's / BOOK SHOP, / Daily News Building"
Pencil: "Miss Chase Burough / of / Stonington [illegible]" (Pencil and print)
Location of origin
American
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
SILHOUETTE
silhouettes
Dimensions
6 in x 4 5/8 in (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1922.150
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
103797

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