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Silhouette

1925.664 (RS5086)

Description

Hollow cut silhouette portrait set over a black ground of an older woman facing left wearing a bonnet, mounted in an oval brass spandrel frame with reed and bead borders.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1820
Location of origin
Probably American
Material
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
SILHOUETTE
silhouettes
Dimensions
4 1/4 in x 3 1/2 in x 5/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1925.664
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
103839

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