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Bookmark

Object Number: 
1940.101
Date: 
1865-1875
Medium: 
Silk, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/8 x 7 in. ( 6 x 17.8 cm )
Marks: 
embroidered: centered top and bottom: "Happy are we / In our liberty"
Description: 
Horizontally oriented bookmark embroidered on perforated paper in blue, pink and black silk floss, applied to red, white and blue silk ribbon strips; male and female figures dancing in center with inscription top and bottom; cross, needlepoint and straight stitches.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Messenger Peirsel
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group