icon for Home page
icon for Kid's Home page
icon for Digital Collection
icon for Activities
icon for Turns Exhibit
icon for In the Classroom
icon for Chronologies
icon for My Collection

Online Collection > Refine your search

Search Results for: embroidered silk on silk

2 items have been found that match your search request.

< Previous page
items 1 - 2
Next page >

front Phelps mourning embroidery
The weeping willows and funerary urns Martha "Patty" Phelps painstakingly stitched in this silk-on-silk embroidery recording the deaths of her mother and brother were traditional symbols of mourning in 19th-century America.
front Embroidery of Mount Vernon
c. 1807
Caroline Stebbins simultaneously displayed her patriotism, refinement, and embroidery skills in this silk on silk embroidery of George Washington's home at Mount Vernon, Virginia.


< Previous page
items 1 - 2
Next page >


To learn more about searching in this collection see Exploring the Online Collection. For specific instructions about how to search see Search Help. For a tutorial on searching see Search Tutorial.

button for Side by Side Viewingbutton for Glossarybutton for Printing Helpbutton for How to Read Old Documents


Home | Online Collection | Things To Do | Turns Exhibit | Classroom | Chronologies | My Collection
About This Site | Site Index | Site Search | Feedback