Weather Report: February 23 1833
Linen and cotton
12 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.
23rd The day is most lovely I have been walking for 3 hours— The birds are singing and everything teems with life & animation The luscious breath of the balmy air, which awakened the flowers, the buds, and the birds, which set the insects humming in the sunshine, and invited the stiffened fly, to come and solace himself in the south window, called forth the villagers to this their favorite amusement
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