Silhouette of a Man

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1770-1820

GUSN

GUSN-3995

Description

Rectangular framed circular silhouette of a gentleman, facing right; white paper on black silk; "KING" impressed in lower left [upsidedown, mirror image]; Pine frame with gilt edge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

silhouettes
paper (fiber product)
silk (textile)
pine (wood)
Silhouette

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

King (Maker)

Dimensions

5 3/4 x 4 15/16 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.315