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1986.695 (RS25055)

Description

A hollow cut, bust length profile of a little girl, facing left. It is backed with black fabric and her hair and bodice are heightened in pencil and ink. It is in a simple bolection molded black frame.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1835
Inscriptions
In ink in the lower margin is: Eunice Goodwin.
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
cloth
cutting (dividing)
graphite (mineral)
ink
paper (fiber product)
pencils (drawing and writing equipment)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Bust
busts (figures)
Child
children (people by age group)
Cloth
cloth
Cut
cutting (dividing)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Girl
girls
Graphite
graphite (mineral)
ink
Ink
paper (fiber product)
Pencil
pencils (drawing and writing equipment)
Silhouette
silhouettes
Synthetic Fabric
Unidentified Paper
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
Eunice Goodwin
Dimensions
4.5 x 3.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.695
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
51062

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