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Small memorial embroidery

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Small memorial embroidery worked with dark brown, yellowish brown, dark bluish green, gray and white silks in cross stitch on white wool ground, central large memorial plaque with inscription, "Thomas Lovell died Feb. 12, 1822", under design: "my years were only seven", edged with pink taffeta...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward C. Moore, and Miss Mary Magoun Brown, in memory of their mother, Mrs. John Crosby Brown

English, about 1827

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18.2 x 17 cm (7 3/16 x 6 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool, Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts