Weather Report: December 6 1839
Linen and cotton
11¾ x 10 inches
One of ten linen and cotton "pages" with an excerpt about the weather from Anna Howell's diaries hand-embroidered in her handwriting, along with three tiny pieced illustrations referencing the content of the text. The pieced blocks are about one-and-a-half inches square.
Decr 6 The weather most delightful If I could be sure, my children were all well, I should luxuriate in this bland & lovely weather—We are having overwhelming tides which as usual has carried away my little meadow bank 8th Warm wet weather continues There is not a particle of ice anywhere 9th Dark rainy warm weather—
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