Mrs. Collins: Silhouette

Object Number: 
1947.485
Date: 
1760-1790
Medium: 
Hollow-cut beige paper with black glass underlay, with black ink
Dimensions: 
frame: 5 1/4 x 4 1/8 x 5/8 in. ( 13.3 x 10.5 x 1.6 cm ) image height: 2 3/4 in. ( 7 cm )
Description: 
Silhouette: Bust of female subject in right-facing profile; hollow-cut from beige paper with solid black underlay; detailing in black ink on margin of cut-out; oval frame of stamped sheet brass on wood.
Gallery Label: 
The subject was the great-grandmother of the subject.
Credit Line: 
Gift of an Anonymous Donor
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group