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Oval, silk mourning picture. Two women on either side of a memorial with an urn on top. Large tree at right, several small trees and buildings at left. Weeping willow behind memorial. Sky, heads and arms are painted. stitches: satin stitch, french knot
needlework (visual works)
""In Memory of/John Stanton Edes/Died June 13th, 1802, Aged 4 years 6 months./John Stanton Edes,/Died September 8th 1804. Aged 4 months./ Our life is ever on the wing,/And death is ever nigh;/The moment when our life begins,/We all begin to die.""/""Executed by Mary Edes""
30 1/4 x 27 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Gift from Penelope B. Noyes
Possibly Massachusetts (United States)