January 21, 2015

Morven’s Needlework Show


“Hail Specimen of Female Art! New Jersey Schoolgirl Needlework, 1726-1860,” continues at Morven Museum and Garden through March 29. Shown here is a silk thread on linen, sampler, dating to 1833, by Rebecca Mount (1820-1888). Ms. Mount was taught by Eleanor T. Stephens of the Cream Ridge Seminary, Monmouth County. (Image From the Leslie B. Durst Collection)