Needlework picture of a basket of flowers.
Silk, wood, glass, paint, gilt
overall (as framed): 1 x 12 1/4 x 10 1/2 in. ( 2.5 x 31.1 x 26.7 cm )
Horizontal rectangular framed needlework picture; various colors of silk chenille on white satin, representing a basket of flowers; black border painted on glass with inner eglomise border, with the initials "E A" at the bottom; gilt wooden frame.
Gift of Miss Helen Burr Smith
painted: center bottom of glass covering: "E A"
handwritten: on paper on reverse: "Art Work of Eliza Anthony, daughter / of Joseph Anthony, silversmith and / his wife, Henrietta Hillegas, daug. of / Micheal Hillegas, the First Treasurer / of the United States. (See E. A. on frame mat.)"
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