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Verse Sampler

1987.455 (RS103946)

Description

Verse sampler with geometric boder in plain wooden frame. Trees, basket of fruit and two-story yellow house with dirt path embroidered under verse. Polychromatic. Vertical rectangle on natural linen ground. Cross stitch, Satin stitch, whip stitch, Gobelin\n

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Maker
Glezen, Catharine (Embroiderer)
Date
1809
Inscriptions
"Let not this world our future views employ/For all its treasure give but trancient joy/Riches have wings and grandue is a dream/And friends deceive however fair they seem/Catharine Glezen's Work AD 1809" (Embroidered)
"A.A. Childs Manufactory + Co./ W.S. CHILD ESTABLISHED 1837/Paintings and Prints restored/Picture Frames/352 Washington St./Boston" (Printed label)
Material
linen (material)
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Wayland (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
linen (material)
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
18 9/16 x 14 13/16 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1987.455
Credit Line
Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears
GUSN
244181

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