Superb Memorial from Abby Wright's Girls School in South Hadley, Mass. in silk stitchwork with silver bullion detailing, and watercolor on silk.
“Sacred to the Memory of Phineas Stone, Died Oct 11th, 1796, Aged 27”,
The wife and two young children in mourning, under a willow tree, distant town on a hill, in the original deep cove gold frame, with an oval eglomise mat on the original old glass.
(with additional history on back)
• American Needlework Treasures by Betty Ring (page 76-77) two other memorials from the Abby Wright school.
• Antiques Magazine (Sept. 1986 page 482) article by Betty Ring on Abby Wright's School
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