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Silhouette Portrait

1937.400 (RS5143)

Description

Bust length silhouette portrait cut from black paper and set on white paper of a young girl facing right with pencil details drawn for hair and dress, mounted in a gilded wood frame with egg and dart border.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1843
Inscriptions
"Theodora Willard - at 10 years. / Born in Boston. Jan 1. 1833 / Died " " March 27 - 1864 / Daughter of Joseph Willard and / Susanna Hickling (Lewis) Willard." (Paper label)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
SILHOUETTE
silhouettes
People and organizations
Willard, Theodora, 1833-1864
Dimensions
3 1/2 in x 2 5/8 in x 1/2 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1937.400
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Theodora Willard
GUSN
103853

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