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Primary Lesson No. 8

Object Name: Kerchief
Date: 1850-1855
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Medium: Cotton
Dimensions: Overall: 12 1/4 x 11 1/8 in. ( 31.1 x 28.3 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, Boston
Description: Copperplate-printed cotton kerchief of five children's poems titled "Primary Lessons. No. 8.", divided into three colums with a vignette at the top of each; side columns have two poems each, one in the center column; decorative border; printed in black ink on a white ground.
Credit Line: Purchase
Object Number: 1952.317
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Marks: printed: all over: "PRIMARY LESSONS. No. 8./ THE LITTLE CHILD./ .../ A MORNING PRAYER./ .../ THE CHILD'S TIME TABLE./ .../ THE INFANT SCHOOL BOY./ .../ ANNA AND HER CHICKEN." hand written: bottom right corner: in script "C L Haynes"

Bibliography:

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