Sarah Rogers King and Eliza Gracie King: Silhouette

Sarah Rogers King and Eliza Gracie King: Silhouette
Title
Sarah Rogers King and Eliza Gracie King: Silhouette
Date 
1800-1820
Medium 
Two sheets of beige paper, hollow-cut with black glass underlay and black ink, mounted as pendants
Dimensions 
frame: 6 3/8 x 8 3/4 x 1 in. ( 16.2 x 22.2 x 2.5 cm ) image height: 2 7/8 in. ( 7.3 cm )
Description 
Silhouette: Opposing busts of two female subjects; hollow-cut by machine from beige paper with black underlay and hair drawn in ink on margins of cut-outs; in two oval windows of gold and black reverse-painted glass with six rosette ornaments; gilded rectangular frame.
Object Number 
Z.2498
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Creative: Tronvig Group