Skip to content

Search Collections

Silhouette

1925.646 (RS5070)

Description

Hollow cut silhouette set over black paper of a woman facing right with ink drawn hair and collar details, mounted in a brass spandrel frame with foliate and bead borders, oval opening.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1840
Location of origin
Probably American
Material
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
SILHOUETTE
silhouettes
Dimensions
5 1/4 in x 4 3/8 in x 1/2 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1925.646
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
103825

Comments