Abigail Babson theorem purse, ca. 1820

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Abigail Babson theorem purse, ca. 1820

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Description

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.

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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

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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