Unidentified Woman: Silhouette

Object Number: 
Z.2467a
Date: 
c. 1800
Medium: 
Hollow-cut beige paper with black paper underlay mounted on album page
Dimensions: 
image height: 3 in. ( 7.6 cm ) sheet: 11 x 8 in. ( 27.9 x 20.3 cm )
Marks: 
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."
Inscriptions: 
Album page inscribed at lower right in brown ink: "Examples of / Head Dressing / 125-150 years ago."
Description: 
Silhouette: Bust of female subject in right-facing profile; hollow-cut from cream paper with black paper backing; mounted on rectangular sheet with two other silhouettes of female subjects.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group