Silhouette Portrait

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-103890

Description

Bust length silhouette portrait cut from white paper and set over black silk of a young woman facing right, mounted in a painted black wood frame with oval opening with gilt border, brass grape cluster hanging mount at top of frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

silhouettes
glass (material)
SILHOUETTE

Inscription

"Great / Aunt / Lydia / Percival / Freeman - / B. 11 Dec., 1773 / D. 9 Aug., 1830 - / Daughter of / Capt. Elisha Percival of / Lenox - Mass." (Paper label)

Additional Identification Number

3622

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Lenox, Massachusetts

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1947.46