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Silhouette Portrait

1947.51 (RS5217)

Description

Black paper cut silhouette set on white paper of a woman facing right, set in a black wood frame with gilt inner border.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1825
Inscriptions
"Persis / Meacham / (1785) a / Gt. Gt. - / Aunt of / Idah / Meacham / Strobridge - of / L.A. / (1855 - / 1932)" (Paper label)
Location of origin
Probably Connecticut
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
SILHOUETTE
silhouettes
People and organizations
Burt, Persis Meacham, 1785-1846
Dimensions
5 in x 4 in x 3/4 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1947.51
GUSN
103894

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