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Unidentified Woman: Silhouette

Unidentified Woman: Silhouette
Title
Unidentified Woman: Silhouette
Date 
c. 1800
Medium 
Hollow-cut beige paper
Dimensions 
image height: 2 5/8 in. ( 6.7 cm ) sheet: 6 x 3 3/4 in. ( 15.2 x 9.5 cm )
Description 
Silhouette: Bust of female subject, hollow-cut from rectangular sheet of cream paper.
Credit Line 
Gift of an Anonymous Donor
Object Number 
1947.492b
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group