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Silhouette Portrait

1947.49 (RS5215)

Description

Silhouette portrait cut from white paper and set on black paper of a woman facing left, three shields of white paper below, mounted in a painted with frame with gilt borders.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1820
Inscriptions
Front: "L / P / 1773 - 1830" Reverse: "Lydia / Percival / of / Lenox - Mass. / B. 11 Dec., 1773 / D. 9 August, 1830 - / (Copy)" (Ink and 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 4 in x 1/2 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1947.49
GUSN
103892

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