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1918.1414 (RS101962)

Description

Multi-color embroidered sampler in gilt frame under glass. "OLIVE LEVESTONE IS MI NAME/ LEVEN I WROTE THE SAME/ IF MY GENIOUS HAD BIN BETTER/ IDE MENDED EVERY LETTER." Partial label on back: "OF EVERY DESCRIPTION, MANIFACTUR (e) E(?)S. WEEKS &..."

Details

Maker
Levestone, Olive (Embroiderer)
Date
1797
Inscriptions
See description.
Material
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Linen
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
Silk
silk (textile)
Dimensions
17.25 x 13.375 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1918.1414
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Mary C. Wheelwright
GUSN
24739

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