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Silhouette Portrait

1947.46 (RS5213)

Description

Bust length silhouette portrait cut from white paper and set over black silk of a young woman facing right, mounted in a painted black wood frame with oval opening with gilt border, brass grape cluster hanging mount at top of frame.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1810
Inscriptions
"Great / Aunt / Lydia / Percival / Freeman - / B. 11 Dec., 1773 / D. 9 Aug., 1830 - / Daughter of / Capt. Elisha Percival of / Lenox - Mass." (Paper label)
Location of origin
Lenox, Massachusetts
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
SILHOUETTE
silhouettes
People and organizations
Freeman, Lydia Percival, 1773-1830
Dimensions
4 7/8 in x 3 7/8 in x 7/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1947.46
GUSN
103890

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