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Alphabet/Verse Sampler

1916.230 (RS103733)

Description

Alphabet/Verse Sampler. Vertical rectangle, natural linen ground. 2 1/2 inch floral border at top and sides. Alphabet at top, verse in center. Adam and Eve on green ground, on either side of the tree of knowledge at bottom. Alphabets: #1-missing "J","U"; Numbers: "1-8" Cross stitch, eyelet hole, whip stitch.

Details

Maker
Haskell, Ruth (Embroiderer)
Inscriptions
""When in love I do com/mence may it be with/A man of sence brisk &/Arey may he be free/From a spirit of Jeal/ousy Ruth Haskels wok in the 12 Year of/ Her Age"" (Embroidered)
Material
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
People and organizations
Adam & Eve
Dimensions
16 1/2 x 12 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1916.230
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Emma S. White
GUSN
27364

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