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Silhouette Portrait

1938.20 (RS5152)

Description

Hollow cut bust length portrait set over black silk of a woman facing right with wide lace collar and pencil details for hair, mounted in a gilded wood frame.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1840
Inscriptions
"Mrs. Jeannette Snow / wife of Capt. P.W. Snow / and youngest sister of / the late Mrs. Halsey" (Pencil)
Location of origin
American
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
SILHOUETTE
silhouettes
People and organizations
Snow, Jeannette
Dimensions
5 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in x 5/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1938.20
GUSN
103866

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