Silhouette Portrait

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1800-1835

GUSN

GUSN-103888

Description

Bust length silhouette cut from white paper and set on black silk of a woman facing right wearing a bonnet, mounted in a painted black frame with oval opening and grape cluster finding at top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

silhouettes
glass (material)
SILHOUETTE

Inscription

"(1760-1837) / Sally Ingersoll / Wife of Deacon / David Ingersoll, / Lee, Massachusetts / Intimate friend of / Great - Great Aunt / Lydia Percival, to / whom these Silhouettes / were given. / Mrs. Ingersoll was the / Gt. - Gt. - Grand daughter / of Jonathan Edwards" (Paper label)

Associated Person

Ingersoll, Sarah Parsons, 1760-1837

Additional Identification Number

3620

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

American

Dimensions

7 3/8 in x 5 1/4 in x 3/4 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1947.44

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