Memorial: mourning scene. Urn, willow, figure, plinth. In memory of Charles Shield Maxwell. Painted fruit and flowers on edges. Girl's name: little oval (illegible). This picture is nearly identical to a group made at the Moravian school. This is silk thread on silk.
See: Kate Johnson, MA Thesis, University of Delaware. c. 1976. For general information on Moravian needlework, see: K. Johnson, "19th Century Moravian Schoolgirl Art", "Art And Antiques", November, December, 1980), pp. 78-83
Note: there were Moravians in Newport since the mid-18th century, but no Charles Shield Maxwell has been identified. This was made in Bethlehem, PA.