Silhouette Portrait

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1800-1820

GUSN

GUSN-103892

Description

Silhouette portrait cut from white paper and set on black paper of a woman facing left, three shields of white paper below, mounted in a painted with frame with gilt borders.

Details

Descriptive Terms

silhouettes
glass (material)
SILHOUETTE

Inscription

Front: "L / P / 1773 - 1830" Reverse: "Lydia / Percival / of / Lenox - Mass. / B. 11 Dec., 1773 / D. 9 August, 1830 - / (Copy)" (Ink and paper label)

Associated Person

Freeman, Lydia Percival, 1773-1830

Additional Identification Number

3624

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Lenox, Massachusetts

Dimensions

4 7/8 in x 4 in x 1/2 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1947.49