Abigail Babson theorem purse, ca. 1820
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Purchase a reproduction of this item on VintageMaineImages.com.
Abigail Babson created this theorem purse in about 1820.
Theorem paintings involved the use of stencils and often were school assignments that taught young girls hand skills and promoted a sense of design and color.
- Title: Abigail Babson theorem purse, ca. 1820
- Creator: Babson, Abigail
- Creation Date: circa 1820
- Subject Date: circa 1820
- State: ME
- Media: Tempera on velvet
- Local Code: A86-734
- Object Type: Physical Object
For more information about this item, contact:
Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
Cross Reference Searches
LC Subject Headings
Please post your comment below to share with others. If you'd like to privately share a comment or correction with MMN staff, please use this form.