Unidentified Man Wearing Tricorn Hat: Silhouette

Unidentified Man Wearing Tricorn Hat: Silhouette
Title
Unidentified Man Wearing Tricorn Hat: Silhouette
Date 
1800-1825
Medium 
Hollow-cut beige paper with black paper underlay
Dimensions 
frame: 6 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 7/8 in. ( 16.5 x 14 x 2.2 cm ) image height: 3 1/4 in. ( 8.3 cm )
Description 
Silhouette: Bust of male subject wearing tricorn hat in left-facing profile; hollow-cut from beige paper with black paper backing, in oval window of gold and black reverse-painted glass with rosette ornament in each corner; gilded rectangular frame.
Object Number 
Z.2506
Marks 
embossed: below bust: "PEALE'S MUSEUM"
Inscriptions 
Embossed at lower center: "PEALE'S MUSEUM", below a spread eagle
Provenance 
Peale's Museum
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group