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Silhouette Portrait

1935.406 (RS5132)

Description

Hollow cut bust length silhouette portrait set over black paper of a woman facing left wearing a bonnet, set behind a verre eglomise mat with oval opening and four flowers in corners, mounted in an album page.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1800
Inscriptions
"Margaret (Marshall) Haven, wife of Rev Samuel Haven, and daughter / of George and Thankful (Weeks) Marshall of / Portsmouth. Born in Portsmouth N.H. May 4, 1746, / Died in Portsmouth March 5 1806." (Paper label)
Location of origin
American
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
SILHOUETTE
silhouettes
People and organizations
Haven, Margaret Marshall, 1746-1806
Haven, Samuel, 1727-1806
Dimensions
4 3/4 in x 3 3/4 in (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1935.406
GUSN
103970

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