with gum-arabic and sea-weed
and the next morning, while she was puttering with gum-arabic and sea-weed, took some sewing and went to her room.
ex Elizabeth Stoddard, Two Men : A Novel (1865) : 93
Two Men was republished in 2008, edited and with an introduction by Jennifer Putzi (University of Nebraska)
Stoddard (1823-1902, wikipedia) is evidently better known for her The Morgesons (New York City, 1862) : at hathitrust, which is discussed by Ashley Reed in her Heaven’s Interpreters : Women Writers and Religious Agency in Nineteenth-Century America (2020), available via open access