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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.
About This Item
- 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 x230
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