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Silhouette

1925.659 (RS5081)

Description

Hollow cut silhouette set over black silk of a woman facing right, drawn ink hair details, mounted in a oval brass frame with foliate and reed borders, verre eglomise mat with oval opening with gold border.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1840
Location of origin
Probably American
Material
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
SILHOUETTE
silhouettes
Dimensions
5 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in x 3/4 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1925.659
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
103834

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