Salem, Massachusetts memorial stitched by Eliza Emerson dated 1819
Sacred to the memory of Thomas/ Emerson, who died May 9th/ 1813 Aged 79/ No mortal woes/ Can reach the peaceful
sleeper here/ while Angels watch the soft repose.
Written on the silk, under the glass, Wrought By Eliza Emerson/ Salem 1819. Glass is inscribed Topsfield 1819.
Silk and watercolor on silk; 15" x 19 ¾" sight size.