Print, Photographic

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1897

GUSN

GUSN-10064

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

photographic prints
prints (visual works)
cotton (textile)
embroidering
floral patterns
Cotton
Embroidered
Floral
PICTURE

Inscription

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.""

Maker

Spooner, Ellen Otis (Maker)

Accession Number

1996.51