Silhouette

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1830-1840

GUSN

GUSN-11830

Description

A cut-out bust length profile of a woman in white paper, backed with black silk faille, in it's original black painted frame. It has a reverse painted glass mat and black with silver highlights.

Details

Descriptive Terms

silhouettes
verre églomisé
paper (fiber product)
silk (textile)
faille
figure- and animal-derived motifs
women (female humans)
Silk Faille
Unidentified Paper
Eglomise
Woman
Silhouette

Inscription

In pencil on the back is: AA Little/Mary (illeg.) K. Little. [The second name is harder to read- may not be Mary.]

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

People and Organizations

Adeline Augusta Little

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

5.25 x 4.75 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.39

Places

Massachusetts (United States)