ADA/Historic Deerfield Antiques Show 2015
Price Family Memorial- Price Upon Request
Stephen & Carol Huber Old Saybrook, CT 860-388-6809 firstname.lastname@example.org www.antiquesamplers.com Price family memorial, Falmouth, Mass., circa 1805. This graphic and charming silk embroidered memorial was very likely worked by Frances (Fanny) Price at age 15 while attending school. It depicts a monument with five urns honoring her deceased siblings. It is inscribed: In Memory of the Children of Lot and Susanna Price. John Ob April 16, 1796, AE 22.3 — Roxanna Ob March 8, 1802 AE 23.1 — Lydia Ob March 8, 1803 AE 26.9 — Chloe Swift April 19, 1803 AE 33.8 — Susan Ob May 4, 1805 AE 17.9. The standing young lady flanked with trees and estates no doubt represents Fanny. Note the three houses that are barely visible. The frame is a reproduction and reverse painted glass new and there is a small split in the upper center sky. The back retains its original mounting ribbons. It is silk and watercolor on silk, measuring 20¾ by 21¾ inches framed.
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