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Description

Oval white cut-out silhouette surround of young man facing left w/ string tie, over black grossgrain silk. Oval tin repousse beaded frame w/ wood support and backing. Under glass.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1840
Inscriptions
""Nathaniel/ Gilman/ Perry/ 1826-1854/ Exeter/ son of Wm. Perry"" (on back) Marked on back of silhouette itself: ""Nathaniel Perry Exeter N.H.""
Associated Building
Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.).
Material
cloth
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cloth
cloth
paper (fiber product)
PICTURE, SILHOUETTE
reverse painting on glass (image-making)
silhouettes
Unidentified Paper
People and organizations
Nathaniel Gilman Perry
Dimensions
5 x 4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.1433
Credit Line
Bequest of William Perry Dudley
GUSN
26205

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