Silk Embroidered Memorial
Canton, MA dated 1808
Inscribed/ to the memory/ of Mrs Susanna Fisher/ who died Jan 2. 1799/ Aged 31 years./ Lo where this silent/ marble
weeps a friend/ a wife a mother/ sleeps. (On Glass) WROUGHT BY NANCY FISHER AT CANTON AGED 13 Y. 1809. This beautifully
embroidered and painted memorial was stitched by Nancy Fisher (1792 - 1820) to commemorate her mother Susanna.
The face and the background were professionally painted.
Nancy was the third of five children of Elijah Fisher (1765 - 1813) and Susanna Hixon (1768 - 1799).
Silk & watercolor on silk; 18 x 15 inches framed.
STEPHEN & CAROL HUBER
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