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Silhouette

1925.635 (RS5059)

Description

Bust length silhouette cut from white paper and set over black paper of a man facing left, mounted in a brass spandrel frame with foliate and bead borders and a verre eglomise mat with four rosettes at corners and oval opening.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1810
Location of origin
Probably American
Material
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
SILHOUETTE
silhouettes
Dimensions
8 7/8 in x 6 3/4 in x 5/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1925.635
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
103815

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