Silhouette Portrait

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1790-1800

GUSN

GUSN-103970

Description

Hollow cut bust length silhouette portrait set over black paper of a woman facing left wearing a bonnet, set behind a verre eglomise mat with oval opening and four flowers in corners, mounted in an album page.

Details

Descriptive Terms

silhouettes
glass (material)
SILHOUETTE

Inscription

"Margaret (Marshall) Haven, wife of Rev Samuel Haven, and daughter / of George and Thankful (Weeks) Marshall of / Portsmouth. Born in Portsmouth N.H. May 4, 1746, / Died in Portsmouth March 5 1806." (Paper label)

Additional Identification Number

3717

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

American

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

4 3/4 in x 3 3/4 in (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1935.406