The Cottage Girl by Ruth Atwater Cooke
It is likely that Cooke completed the piece after attending the Academy. The aquatint of "The Cottage Girl," thought to be the original source material for the three known Academy embroideries, was published six years after Cooke was at the school. The two other examples also both date to 1802. Lastly, the skillful embroidery evident in Cooke's ...
- Ruth Atwater Cooke
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