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Needlework Acrostic with Verse
Catalog#: Winter 2002
Category: Needlework
SubType: Samplers
Origin: America-USA
Era: {Other}
Height: 23 1/2 inches inches
Width: 21 inches inches
Needlework acrostic with verse

The first letter of each line spells the name Eliza Meeker.

Acrostics are, in themselves, rare, but this silk needlework on linen depicts a rare scene of an African-American family outside of an inn.

Attributed to Rhode Island

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