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Description

Framed photographic portrait of Ellen Otis Spooner with a floral embroidered mat. Floral pattern includes pink, purple, and ecru colored flowers.

Details

Maker
Spooner, Ellen Otis (Maker)
Date
1897
Inscriptions
Printed label on back of frame: ""Mrs. H. T. Ball/ attle Harbor Road/ oods Hole, Mass."" [Label torn]/ [New label] ""Mrs. H. T. Ballantine/ 30 Embankment Road/ Boston, MA 02114"" Printed on envelope on back of frame: ""also for Matching/ table cloth."" Inside of envelope, piece of paper with printing: ""Embroidered by Aunt/ Ellen Otis Spooner/ Designed by/ Baltimore Decorative Arts Society./ While in Baltimore/ 1897-"" Handwritten tag affixed with adhesive to back of frame: ""Mrs. H. T. Ballantine/ 30 Embankment Rd. Boston/ Heirloom"" Handwritten [in ink] on index card affixed to back of frame with adhesive: ""The lady pictured is Ellen Otis Spooner who did the embroidery.""
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Embroidered
embroidering
Floral
floral patterns
photographic prints
PICTURE
prints (visual works)
Accession Number
1996.51
GUSN
10064

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