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Alphabet/Verse Sampler

1918.13 (RS103741)

Description

Verse and alphabet sampler. Cross-stitched border with three large red flowers on either side.\n Alphabets: #1-missing "J." Cross stitch, satin stitch, and other unidentified stitches.

Details

Maker
Rust, Mary (Embroiderer)
Inscriptions
""Labor omnia imProbus vitgril(?)/ Preserving labour to ______ / Beneficiorum maxima sunti/Quaea Pararititous accifirous/ "" ""The greatest of all kindnesses are those from Parents."" ""How blest the maid whom/Cirling years improve her/God the object of her warm-/ Est love whose useful hours/ Successive as they slide the/Book the needle and the Pen/Divide who sees her Parents/Heart exull with joy and the/ Fond tear stands sparkling/In their eye"" ""Mary Rust wrought this sam/pler (star symbol) Miss Bowland's school in the 11th year of her age"" (Embroidered)
Material
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
cross-stitching
Education
embroidering
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
Dimensions
16 5/8 x 17 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1918.13
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
28039

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