The Blackberry girl

Object Number: 
1952.316
Date: 
1850-1880
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/4 x 11 1/2 in. ( 28.6 x 29.2 cm )
Marks: 
printed: allover: "THE BLACKBERRY GIRL....In two Parts./ PART FIRST/ .../ Henry Bowen's Chemical Print, Boston."
Description: 
Copperplate-printed cotton kerchief with the poem "The Blackberry Girl .... In two Parts" printed in three columns with three vignettes across the top; printed in black ink on a white ground; decorative border.
Bibliography: 

Collins, Herbert Ridgeway. Threads of History: Americana Recorded on Cloth, 1775 to the Present. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1979.

Credit Line: 
Purchase
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Creative: Tronvig Group