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Silhouette Portrait

1947.44 (RS5211)

Description

Bust length silhouette cut from white paper and set on black silk of a woman facing right wearing a bonnet, mounted in a painted black frame with oval opening and grape cluster finding at top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1835
Inscriptions
"(1760-1837) / Sally Ingersoll / Wife of Deacon / David Ingersoll, / Lee, Massachusetts / Intimate friend of / Great - Great Aunt / Lydia Percival, to / whom these Silhouettes / were given. / Mrs. Ingersoll was the / Gt. - Gt. - Grand daughter / of Jonathan Edwards" (Paper label)
Location of origin
American
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
SILHOUETTE
silhouettes
People and organizations
Ingersoll, Sarah Parsons, 1760-1837
Dimensions
7 3/8 in x 5 1/4 in x 3/4 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1947.44
GUSN
103888
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Accession number 1947.119

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