American Needlework Treasures: Samplers and Silk Embroideries from the Collection of Betty Ring at the Museum of American Folk Art (p. 102, fig. 167)
Like many memorials worked at Saint Joseph's Academy in the 1820s, Susan Creamer's embroidery has a painted background depicting Mount Saint Mary's College for Catholic men on the hillside at left, and on the right, the academy's first buildings: Saint Joseph's House of 1810, and Dubois Hall of 1826.
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