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1991.1349 (RS20834)

Description

Bust of a man facing left; head and bust hollow-cut, backed with coarse, pebbly black silk; collar and vest cut out of paper; collar white, reverse, black, vest, green; hair and buttons in pencil; fram painted brown-yellow with black sponging.

Details

Maker
Attributed to Whitcomb, James Holsey (Artist)
Date
1825-1835
Possibly
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
ink
paper (fiber product)
pencils (drawing and writing equipment)
silk (textile)
Object type
Art
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
Ink
ink
paper (fiber product)
Pencil
pencils (drawing and writing equipment)
Silhouette
silhouettes
Silk
silk (textile)
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
4.75 x 5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1349
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2884

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