Silhouette

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1830-1840

GUSN

GUSN-11077

Description

Small double cut silhouette. The head and shoulder are hollow-cut, backed by black silk. High collar and shirt front are uncut, uncolored paper. The edge of vest is colored green, with pink, spotted stock and a black, notched shawl collar on the coat. Hair and coat buttons are added in pencil. Original glass and red painted, grained frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

silhouettes
paper (fiber product)
graphite (mineral)
silk (fiber)
ink
watercolor (paint)
pencils (drawing and writing equipment)
silk (textile)
Unidentified Paper
Pencil
Silk
Ink
Watercolor
Silhouette

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Attributed to Whitcomb, James Holsey (Artist)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

4.75 x 5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.427

Date

1830-1840 (approximate working dates)