Item: Elizabeth Sandwith Drinker embroidered cover for a Book of Common Prayer, 1757

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Record Number: 14356
Call number: Am 1719 Eng Al 99 no. 218
Creator: Elizabeth Sandwith Drinker, 1734-1807
Address: Philadelphia, PA
Date of Original: 1757
Original Format: Artifact
Image description: This embroidered book cover is date 1757. The spine reads "Elizabeth Sandwith's Bible," indicating that she crafted it before her marriage into the Drinker family. The enclosed Book of Common prayer is dated 1719.