Abby Wright School needlework memorial
South Hadley, MA c.1809
Clarissa worked this beautiful silk embroidered memorial while in her early 20’s. It is dedicated to her sister,
who was 3 years older, Lucy Watson Mason who died at the age 25 just 8 months after she married Ebenezer Mason.
Clarissa married Russell Prouty in 1814.
The family lived in Spencer, MA where their father James Mason was the 1st selectman for 23 years from 1785 to
1808. The Abby Wright School in South Hadley, MA is about 40 miles from Spencer where the family lived.
Silk and watercolor on silk; 21 ¾” x 23 ½” framed.
STEPHEN & CAROL HUBER
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