Silhouette

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1825-1835

GUSN

GUSN-2884

Description

Bust of a man facing left; head and bust hollow-cut, backed with coarse, pebbly black silk; collar and vest cut out of paper; collar white, reverse, black, vest, green; hair and buttons in pencil; fram painted brown-yellow with black sponging.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

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

Maker

Attributed to Whitcomb, James Holsey (Artist)

Dimensions

4.75 x 5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1349

Date

1825-1835 (Possibly)

Places

Maine (United States)