Hollow-cut beige paper with black textile underlay, and black ink and watercolor
frame: 5 3/8 x 4 5/8 x 5/8 in. ( 13.7 x 11.7 x 1.6 cm )
image: 3 11/16 x 2 7/8 in. ( 9.4 x 7.3 cm )
stamped: on back of frame: "THE NEW YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY / FOLK ARTS COLLECTION / November 17, 1937"
typewritten label: on back of frame: "Unidentified / Silhouette"
inscribed in crayon: on back of frame: "GALLERY III"
inscribed in pencil: on back o
Silhouette: Half-length female figure in right-facing profile; head hollow-cut by hand from brown paper with black textile backing; painted costume consisting of ochre dress with wide collar and pink ribbon tie below chin; linear detailing in black ink; rectangular wood frame.
Elie Nadelman, Museum of Folk Arts, Riverdale-on-Hudson, Bronx, New York
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