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The alphabet is repeated several times, followed by "Wrought by Miss Elizabeth E. Rumrill Born November XX 1805 at 13 years Roxbury August 29, 1819" and verse beginning "Happy the child whose early years". Framed with an angular floral border. Worked in cross stitch satin and rococo stitch with...

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Provenance

Gift of William S. Rumrill to MFA, 1933

Credit Line

Gift of William S. Rumrill

American, 1819

Object Place

Roxbury, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

49.2 x 44 cm (19 3/8 x 17 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

33.329

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles