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Description

Framed alphabetic and verse sampler worked in silk on linen in cross stitch. Verse reads "be virtuous and indust/rious and happiness/will attend you if you/do not expect too much/Sophia Sewall born May/16.1788.Hallowell 1797"

Details

Maker
Sewall, Sophia (Maker)
Date
1797
Inscriptions
"Made by your great grandmother Sophia Sewall 1st husband Hartly Wood, Hus. Edmund Munroe"
Location of origin
Hallowell, Maine, USA
Object type
Art
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
needlework (visual works)
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
Accession Number
1988.40AB
GUSN
1067

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