Mary Montgomery: Silhouette

Mary Montgomery: Silhouette
Title
Mary Montgomery: Silhouette
Date 
c. 1803-1810
Medium 
Hollow-cut beige paper laid on black prepared paper, in an album of 50 folios containing 91 silhouettes, 24 blank folios, and a two page list of sitters
Dimensions 
image height: 3 in. ( 7.6 cm ) sheet: 4 13/16 x 3 13/16 in. ( 12.2 x 9.7 cm )
Description 
Bust of female subject in left-facing profile; hollow-cut from rectangular sheet of cream paper; mounted in album containing a total of ninety-one silhouettes.
Credit Line 
Gift of an Anonymous Donor, 1948
Object Number 
Z.2564hhhh
Marks 
inscribed in ink: upper right: "90" inscribed in pencil: lower left: "Mary Montgomery" embossed: below bust: "MUSEUM"
Inscriptions 
Silhouette inscribed at upper right in brown ink: "90."; at lower center in graphite: "Mary Montgomery"; embossed at lower center: "Museum"
Provenance 
Peale's Museum
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group