Silhouette

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1810-1835

GUSN

GUSN-51062

Description

A hollow cut, bust length profile of a little girl, facing left. It is backed with black fabric and her hair and bodice are heightened in pencil and ink. It is in a simple bolection molded black frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

silhouettes
cloth
cutting (dividing)
graphite (mineral)
ink
paper (fiber product)
pencils (drawing and writing equipment)
wood (plant material)
busts (figures)
children (people by age group)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
girls
Unidentified Paper
Graphite
Ink
Synthetic Fabric
Girl
Cloth
Pencil
Cut
Bust
Child
Silhouette

Inscription

In ink in the lower margin is: Eunice Goodwin.

Associated Building

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

People and Organizations

Eunice Goodwin
Eunice Goodwin

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

4.5 x 3.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.695

Places

Massachusetts (United States)