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Unidentified Woman: Silhouette

Object Number: 
c. 1800
Hollow-cut beige paper with black paper underlay mounted on album page
image height: 2 1/2 in. ( 6.4 cm ) sheet: 11 x 8 in. ( 27.9 x 20.3 cm )
inscription in ink: on front of sheet: "Examples of / Head Dressing / 125-150 years ago." inscription in ink: on second (loose) sheet: "Made in / Eastern Mass / 125-150 years ago."
Album page inscribed at lower right in brown ink: "Examples of / Head Dressing / 125-150 years ago."
Silhouette: Bust of female subject in left-facing profile; hollow-cut from cream paper with black paper backing; mounted on thin, cream wove bond-type paper with two other silhouettes of female subjects.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group