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Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum  Search this
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Published Date:
Sat, 26 Nov 2016 14:25:49 +0000
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Object of the Day
death
family register
Commemoration
stitching
Description:
<img width="640" height="619" src="http://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/1941-69-162-700x677.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large wp-post-image" alt="1941-69-162" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;" srcset="http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/1941-69-162-300x290.jpg 300w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/1941-69-162-700x677.jpg 700w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/1941-69-162.jpg 1024w" sizes="(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px" />When she stitched this family register sampler at the age of nine, Eliza Ann Hunt had lost both her mother and her step-mother. She commemorates her father&#8217;s two marriages within three interlaced hearts: the first contains his name and birth date, the second encloses the names and birth dates of his two wives, and the...
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Design  Search this
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