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Silhouette Portrait

1937.644 (RS5146)

Description

Hollow cut bust length silhouette portrait set over black silk of a man facing left with drawn hair, collar and vest details, mounted in a gilded wood frame.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1830
Inscriptions
"$2" (Paper label)
Location of origin
American
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
SILHOUETTE
silhouettes
Dimensions
5 3/4 in x 4 1/4 in x 5/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1937.644
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
103856

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