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Unidentified Man: Silhouette

Unidentified Man: Silhouette
Title
Unidentified Man: Silhouette
Date 
c. 1800
Medium 
Hollow-cut beige paper stitched to a black paper underlay
Dimensions 
image height: 3 7/8 in. ( 9.8 cm ) sheet: 5 5/8 x 4 3/8 in. ( 14.3 x 11.1 cm )
Description 
Silhouette: Bust of male subject in left-facing profile; hollow-cut from cream paper stitched to rectangular black paper backing.
Object Number 
Z.2480
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group