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Region: East Tennessee
c.1858 Mag (Margaret?) P. Evans
Timber Ridge, Greene Co.

1514"V x 1914"H © TSS 159
fibers: pastels, pencil, watercolor
ground: paper
Margaret (Mag) P. Evans (1842-1868) was one of five daughters born to James Evans and Sarah Ripley. The family lived in Greene County.
Mag’s elaborate flower basket is a good example of the decorative arts practiced in female academies. The white square is a piece of paper inserted between the glass and the ground that identifies her as the maker.