Silhouette Portrait

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1843

GUSN

GUSN-103853

Description

Bust length silhouette portrait cut from black paper and set on white paper of a young girl facing right with pencil details drawn for hair and dress, mounted in a gilded wood frame with egg and dart border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

silhouettes
glass (material)
SILHOUETTE

Inscription

"Theodora Willard - at 10 years. / Born in Boston. Jan 1. 1833 / Died " " March 27 - 1864 / Daughter of Joseph Willard and / Susanna Hickling (Lewis) Willard." (Paper label)

Additional Identification Number

3583

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

3 1/2 in x 2 5/8 in x 1/2 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Theodora Willard

Accession Number

1937.400