Silhouette Portrait

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1790-1820

GUSN

GUSN-103889

Description

Hollow cut silhouette set over white paper of a woman facing right, mounted in a gilt and painted wood frame with molded relief floral sprays applied at corners and oval opening.

Details

Descriptive Terms

silhouettes
glass (material)
SILHOUETTE

Inscription

"Lydia / Percival of / Lenox / Born 1774 / Died 1830 / (My Great / Great Aunt" (Paper label)

Associated Person

Freeman, Lydia Percival, 1773-1830

Additional Identification Number

3621

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Lenox, Massachusetts

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1947.45