Overall: 3/4 x 7 1/4 in. ( 1.9 x 18.4 cm )
printed: in black on front of plate below central image: "MOTHER AND DAUGHTER, DEAR TO EACH./WITH A LOVE SURPASSING SPEECH."
Molded pearlware plate with the letters of the alphabet inscribed around the brim in low relief; at center is a black transfer printed image of a woman seated in a chair clasping her daughter by the arm and looking into her eyes; colors have been hand painted over the glaze to highlight center elements; chair is brown, mother's dress purple, and two green leaves behind.
According to accession records, this plate originally belonged to the donor.
Gift of Dr. Frederic R. Griffith
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.