Milliner's Model

Date

1830-1850

GUSN

GUSN-3181

Description

In the form of a stylized woman's head with narrow cylindrical neck base; painted white with an opening at the back; black hair and applied printed paper eyebrows, eyes, lips and blue ruffle-edge dress; white and leather bonnet with neck strap applied.

Details

Descriptive Terms

models (representations)
hats
appliqué (technique)
leather
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
papier mâché
Papier Mache
Leather
Unidentified Paper
Painted
Applied
MODEL, PRODUCT

Inscription

Painted on the front is: ""DANJARD PARIS BREUETE"" Inscribed on a paper label on the bottom: ""Owned by/Nina F./Little""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Advertising Medium

Dimensions

15.25 x 8.5 (HxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1612