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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Subject: Wrentham Academy, American
Honorand: Azubah Day, American, 1758–1807

Mourning picture

ca. 1810

Silk with silk thread

Framed: 18 5/8 × 17 in. (47.31 × 43.18 cm)
Gift of William Howze, B.A. 1967, M.A. 1978, M.Phil. 1978, in memory of Oswaldo Rodriguez
2010.128.1
Geography: 
Made in Wrentham, Massachusetts
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Purchased from a junk store, fall 1974; gift to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn. 2010

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2011.pdf (accessed March 1, 2012).

Robert Shaw and Jane Katcher, The Instruction of Young Ladies: Arts from Private Girls’ Schools and Academies in Early America, exh. cat. (Cooperstown, N.Y.: Fenimore Art Museum, 2016), 55, no. 13.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.