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front Phelps mourning embroidery
The weeping willows and funerary urns Martha "Patty" Phelps painstakingly stitched in this silk-on-silk embroidery recording the deaths of her mother and brother were traditional symbols of mourning in 19th-century America.
front "The Shepherdess of the Alps" embroidery
c. 1810
The romantic and "moral" tale of The Shepherdess of the Alps so captured the imagination of Emily Trowbridge (1793-1872) of Deerfield, Massachusetts, that she painstakingly embroidered on silk a scene from the story.
front Embroidery of Mount Vernon
c. 1807
Caroline Stebbins simultaneously displayed her patriotism, refinement, and embroidery skills in this silk on silk embroidery of George Washington's home at Mount Vernon, Virginia.
front Map "The world agreeable to the latest discoveries"
c. 1817
Harriet Goodhue (1799-1874) was about fifteen years old when she drew this world map for her course in cartography at Deerfield Academy.
front Miniature Chest of Drawers
The miniature 18th century wooden tall chest from Maine is six inches high with a lift top and three working drawers.
front Caroline Stebbins Sheldon (1789-1865) Sampler
This framed needlework sampler was completed by Caroline (Stebbins) Sheldon (1789-1865) of Deerfield, Massachusetts, when she was nine years old.
front Hoyt family register
This family register was embroidered with silk threads on a linen ground by Nancy Hoyt (1788-1870) about 1804 to record the vital statistics of her immediate family.


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