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Silhouette

1925.649 (RS5073)

Description

Silhouette cut out of black paper and set over white paper of a man facing left, collard painted white and details of jacket and hair in black paint, mounted in a brass spandrel frame with foliate and beaded borders and four rosettes.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1805-1820
Inscriptions
"5735 - 4.50 / Cut out of thick paper / and painted." (Pencil)
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 1/2 in x 5/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1925.649
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
103827

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