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Description

Child's plate with molded daisy border, transfer-printed view of girl standing in garden with boy reading in black, hand-colored in blue, red, yellow, and green with motto: "The tulip and the betterfly/Appear in gayer coats than I./Let me dress's fine as I will, Flies worms and flowers exceed me still."

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840 C-1850 C
Material
earthenware
molding (forming)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
butterflies
Butterfly
Childhood
childhood
Daisy
earthenware
Earthenware
figure- and animal-derived motifs
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Molded
molding (forming)
PLATE
plates (dishes)
Torah
Accession Number
1998.5910
Credit Line
Sarah Moore Field Collection
GUSN
20760

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