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Maker(s):Lightfoot, Isabella
Culture:American
Title:Embroidered Picture; Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden
Date Made:19th century; September
Type:Textile
Materials:linen embroidered with cotton thread in cross and satin stitch
Place Made:United States
Measurements:11 1/2 x 10 in.; 29.21 x 25.4 cm
Accession Number:  SC 1968.30.211
Credit Line:Gift of Caroline Roberta Wing, class of 1896
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Description:
Adam and Eve standing under and reaching up toward large Tree of Life with small plant on either side of each figure and two clouds in sky on each side of tree, child's name and date underneath surrounded by stylized flowering vine; religion - Christian; man; woman; flower; reading/reading material; vegetation

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