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Silhouette Portrait of Cornelia Cook

1990.286 (RS5308)

Description

Hollow cut bust-length silhouette portrait set over black silk of a woman facing left and wearing a bonnet, mounted in a gilded molded wood frame.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1830
Inscriptions
"Died + burried in Lyone, N.Y. about 1841 age 88 / Cornelia Cook. Great Grandmother of Constance W." (Pencil)
Location of origin
American
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
Silhouette
silhouettes
People and organizations
Cook, Cornelia
Dimensions
5 3/8 x 4 3/4 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1990.286
Credit Line
Bequest of Susan Norton
GUSN
103940

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