Object Place: Newburyport, Massachusetts, United States
53.3 x 68.6 cm (21 x 27 in.) (framed)
Medium or Technique
Silk plain weave embroidered with silk; ink and color
Not On View
Embroidered memorial picture of two girls flanking the tomb of Capt. Mayo Gerrish, born November 17, 1768, died March 28, 1809, Age 41; willow trees on either side. Faces and arms of girls painted with color. Gold frame with reverse painted glass.
Gift of the Class of the Museum of Fine Arts in honor of Mrs. Angela B. Fischer and Mrs. Elizabeth B. Johnson, co-chairmen 1982-2000