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2005.5 (RS30990)

Description

Silk embroidery on linen ground; unframed but stitched onto backing board; green, white, blue, red, yellow and brown embroidery; unfinished; alphabelt, numeral and verse; strawberry motif; triangle and eyelet border.

Details

Maker
Hibbert, Hannah (Embroiderer)
Date
July 20, 1773
Inscriptions
"Hannah. Hibbeard.wrong-/ht.this.in.July.ye.20.1773/ Hannah.Hibbert.ismy name/and.English.is.my.nation./Marblehead.is.my.dwelling/ place.and.Christ.is.my + / salvation.when.I.am.dead/ and.in.my.Grave." (Stitched)
Location of origin
Massachusetts
Material
cross stitch
embroidery (visual works)
linen (material)
silk (fiber)
Object type
Art
Places
Marblehead (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
cross stitch
embroidery (visual works)
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
silk (fiber)
Dimensions
12 1/2 x 11 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2005.5
Credit Line
Gift of Cornelia D. Oliver
GUSN
181276

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