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Huber - embroideried memorial - Abby Wright School
Clarissa Watson
Abby Wright School needlework memorial
South Hadley, MA c.1809

Clarissa worked this beautiful silk embroidered memorial while in her early 20s. It is dedicated to her sister, who was 3 years older, Lucy Watson Mason who died at the age 25 just 8 months after she married Ebenezer Mason. Clarissa married Russell Prouty in 1814.

The family lived in Spencer, MA where their father James Mason was the 1st selectman for 23 years from 1785 to 1808. The Abby Wright School in South Hadley, MA is about 40 miles from Spencer where the family lived.

Silk and watercolor on silk; 21 ¾ x 23 ½ framed.

$18,500


STEPHEN & CAROL HUBER
(860) 388-6809

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