NEEDLEWORK MOURNING PICTURE

Attributed To a Student in the Saunders and Beach Academy
Dorchester, Massachusetts   Circa 1795
Silk on Silk 15 by 11 ¾ inches

Reference: For a full discussion of the Saunders and Beach Academy in Dorchester, see Betty Ring's Girlhood Embroidery; American Samplers & Pictorial Needlework 1650-1850, pages 94 through 99. For a similar embroidered picture made by Sally Austin of the Saunders and Beach Academy, see American Needlework Treasures: Samplers and Silk Embroideries from the collection of Betty Ring, page 72, number 118.

Item number 4388

Category: Tag: