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Double Silhouette Portrait

1985.739 (RS5278)

Description

Double hollow cut silhouette portraits set over black silk of a man facing right and a woman facing left, mounted in a gilded wood frame with verre eglomise mat with two oval openings for portraits..

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1820
Inscriptions
"EASTMAN KODAK STORES / INC. / 38 BROMFIELD AND HOTEL STATLER / BOSTON / PICTURES, FRAMES / and MIRRORS / Order No. B32264." (Paper label)
Location of origin
Probably American
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
SILHOUETTE
silhouettes
Dimensions
5 1/2 in x 8 3/4 in x 5/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.739
Credit Line
Gift of the Estate of Eliza H. Faunce
GUSN
103931

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