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Embroidered view of Harvard Hall

Embroidered view of Harvard Hall Silk, wool, and gilt-silver yarns on open plain-weave linen
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[ This description is from the project: MHS 225th Anniversary ]

Samuel Eliot Morison attributed this early embroidered view of Harvard Hall at Harvard College to Mary Leverett, the daughter and granddaughter of Harvard presidents. The embroiderer replaced the cupola with a beehive and included a variation on a quotation from Virgil: "They keep out drones from these premises."