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Unidentified Woman: Silhouette

Unidentified Woman: Silhouette
Title
Unidentified Woman: Silhouette
Date 
1790-1820
Medium 
Hollow-cut beige paper with black paper underlay
Dimensions 
frame: 7 x 6 1/4 x 7/8 in. ( 17.8 x 15.9 x 2.2 cm ) image height: 2 5/8 in. ( 6.7 cm )
Description 
Silhouette: Bust of female subject in right-facing profile; hollow-cut by machine from beige paper with black paper backing; oval frame of molded sheet brass over wood.
Object Number 
Z.2509
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group