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Theorem Painting

1920.281 (RS103754)

Description

Theorem painting on ivory velvet; decorative lettering, floral wreath, surrounds a sunburst, eight stars, and a portrait.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825
Inscriptions
""Illustrious Chief we twine a wreath for thee, Who nobly fought and bled for liberty." "Eliza B. Curtis. Burlington, Vt./ aged 14 years/ 1825" "THE NOBLE DEEDS OF THE IOKF_LPQL_YLTTE SG_P _EV_ BE HONOOIIE__"" ("THE NOBLE DEEDS . . ." encircles wreath; lettering appears to be in ink)
Location of origin
Vermont
Material
velvet (fabric weave)
watercolor (paint)
Object type
Art
Places
Burlington (Chittenden county, Vermont)
Vermont (United States)
Descriptive terms
Painting
theorems (paintings)
velvet (fabric weave)
watercolor (paint)
Dimensions
22 7/8 x 26 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1920.281
Credit Line
Gift from Miss Mary E. Haven
GUSN
29063

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