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Silhouette

1925.647 (RS5071)

Description

Hollow cut and painted half length silhouette portrait over black ground of a woman facing right, painted hair and dress with blue ribbon around neck and waist, mounted in a brass spandrel frame with foliate and bead borders.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1840
Location of origin
American
Material
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
SILHOUETTE
silhouettes
Dimensions
5 in x 4 in x 3/4 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1925.647
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
103982

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