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Providence, RI Balch School - Huber
Silk Embroidery
Providence, Rhode Island 1803

Inscribed: Wrought by Cynthia Williams 1803

While a student at the Mary Balch school in Providence, RI, Cynthia stitched this elegant silk embroidered picture with a shaded blue urn and baskets on a hillock ground, and at the top a floral garland with bowtie ribbons. Similar motifs and layout are found on several other needlework pictures from the school.

Illustrated in, Let Virtue Be A Guide To Thee, Betty Ring, page 165.

Silk and chenille on silk; 25 ½" x 26 1/8" sight, 29 ½" x 30 ¼" framed.

Was $14,500, Now $13,500.

(860) 388-6809

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