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Silhouette

1927.798 (RS5098)

Description

Verre eglomise silhouette set over white paper of a family of five including a mother, father, two boys and a girl within an oval frame and four gold flowers at corners, mounted in a veneered wood molded frame with gilded inner border.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1911-1926
copy of 1842 original. See files for details
Inscriptions
Front: "THE * CARY * FAMILY * Boston * USA*"
Reverse: "Gift of Hazel Waldman 31 Oct, 1927 / apartment 8 B 1125 Park Ave. / New York City" (Painted and ink)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
SILHOUETTE
silhouettes
People and organizations
The Cary Family
Dimensions
10 3/4 in x 12 1/2 in x 1 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1927.798
GUSN
103843

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