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Stephen & Carol Huber:  Dealers in antique needlework samplers, silk embroidery, cross stitch, tapestries.

Needlework memorial Saunders & Beach

Silk embroidered memorial
Dorchester, Massachusetts c.1800

Silk embroidered memorial inscribed on the glass, WROUGHT BY SARAH L. PAYSON MRS. SAUNDERS & MISS BEACH'S ACADEMY. And on the monument, IN MEMORY of/ Mrs. SARAH PAYSON who died/ May 16th 1797 aged 31 years---. This needlework memorial is beautifully developed with an aesthetically pleasing scene and finely executed needlework and paint. The frame and unusual glass with dynamic crinkled foil are original.

Silk and watercolor on silk; 19 x 18 inches framed.


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