Weather Report: February 8 1820
Linen and cotton
11¾ x 10½ 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.
Wednesday 8th There were incessant showers of rain, hail, and sleet accompanied with severe frost, which so incrusted the trees with heavy ice, as to make great destruction on their branches 9th Still very cold the trees retain their covering of ice they make a most splendid appearance In the afternoon it began to rain, and continued with great violence all night and the greater part of the next day
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