Theorem Painting

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1825

GUSN

GUSN-29063

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

theorems (paintings)
velvet (fabric weave)
watercolor (paint)
Painting

Inscription

""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)

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Vermont

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

22 7/8 x 26 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift from Miss Mary E. Haven

Accession Number

1920.281

Places

Vermont (United States)
Burlington (Chittenden county, Vermont)