Stephen & Carol Huber
Dickinson Memorial- Price Upon Request
DICKINSON MEMORIAL Abby Wright School South Hadley, MA c.1802 Silk embroidered memorial worked by Elizabeth (Betsey) Dickinson of Amherst, MA, the youngest daughter of the Capt. Aaron Dickson (1750-1802) and Eleanor (Morton) Dickson (1758-1790). The maker was related to the famed poet Emily Dickinson. They lived at the same time and in the same town, so they unquestionably knew each other. The graphic components of this silk embroidered memorial combined with the silver metallic threads on the monument and the velvet at the bottom are classic characteristics of the Abby Wright School. Silk, watercolor, metallic threads, and velvet on silk; oval site 13 “ x 11 ¾ “.
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