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Mrs. Henry Eckford Grandmother of James E. DeKay MD
  • United States
  • Mrs. Henry Eckford Grandmother of James E. DeKay MD, 1839
  • Where object was made: United States
  • silhouette
  • Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.0796
Description
Literature

Black silhouettes of three figures on a beige background. Thee is a female figure on the left, in profile facing right. She is seated in a rocking chair and holds a piece of fabric in her hands and two long thin sticks (crochet needles?). She has a pointed hat and wears a dress. There is a small child in the center, in profile, facing left. The child holds a stick with a string on the end. She is wearing a dress. There is a man on the right in profile facing left. He is holding a top hat in his left hand. He is wearing a jacket with tails.