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1986.39 (RS25054)

Description

A cut-out bust length profile of a woman in white paper, backed with black silk faille, in it's original black painted frame. It has a reverse painted glass mat and black with silver highlights.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1840
Inscriptions
In pencil on the back is: AA Little/Mary (illeg.) K. Little. [The second name is harder to read- may not be Mary.]
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
faille
paper (fiber product)
silk (textile)
verre églomisé
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Eglomise
faille
figure- and animal-derived motifs
paper (fiber product)
Silhouette
silhouettes
silk (textile)
Silk Faille
Unidentified Paper
verre églomisé
Woman
women (female humans)
People and organizations
Adeline Augusta Little
Dimensions
5.25 x 4.75 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.39
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
11830

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