Silhouette Portrait

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1750-1785

GUSN

GUSN-103878

Description

Hollow cut silhouette set over black silk with pencil drawn details of hair and collar of a man facing left, mounted in a painted black frame with an oval opening with a brass border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

silhouettes
glass (material)
brass (alloy)
SILHOUETTE

Inscription

"Born in Salem 1702 or 1726" (Pencil)

Additional Identification Number

3610

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Possibly Salem, Massachusetts

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

6 1/8 in x 5 1/8 in x 1/2 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Miss Edna R. Gardiner

Accession Number

1941.957