Mrs. North as a Child: Silhouette

Title:
Mrs. North as a Child: Silhouette
Date: 
c. 1805
Medium: 
Hollow-cut beige paper with black textile underlay
Dimensions: 
frame: 5 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 3/4 in. ( 14 x 11.4 x 1.9 cm ) image height: 2 3/8 in. ( 6 cm )
Description: 
Silhouette: Bust of female subject in right-facing profile; image hollow-cut by machine from beige paper with black textile underlay; oval frame of stamped sheet brass on wood.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair, 1942
Object Number: 
Z.2402
Inscriptions: 
Embossed at lower center: "WKING"
Marks: 
embossed: below bust: "W. KING"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group