Object Detail

Silhouette, cut-out black paper with watercolour detail, adhered to rectangular cream paper. The image depicts a three quarters length profile portrait of a woman. Her hair is pulled back in to a bun, with side ringlets. She wears a bodice, low and wide over the shoulders, with bows down the centre front. The sleeves of the bodice have decorative frills. The bodice ends in a deep v-shape below the waist. All highlights are depicted in gold.

The painting is not titled, signed or dated.

From the estate of Miss Julie Tomlinson (c1876-1962).
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Maker and Role
Silhouette/Art/Communication Artifacts/Nomenclature
Composition = Height x Width (mm) = 153 x 114mm
Measurement Description
Composition = 153 h x 114 w
Media and Materials
Circa 1800

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