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Alphabet/Verse Sampler

1918.1034 (RS103738)

Description

Alphabet/Verse Sampler. Vertical rectangle on natural linen ground. Alphabets at top. Verse in lower half surrounded by floral border. Small scale trees birds and flowers at bottom. Alphabets: #1-complete; #2-missing "J","U" Numbers: "1-9"; cross stitch.

Details

Maker
Waramer, Lucy Mary (Embroiderer)
Date
1792
Inscriptions
""When friends are/Gone and Mon/ey Is Spent Th/en Learning is most Excellent/ Lucy Mary Waramer/ August 9, 1792 in my ___ year"" (Embroidered)
Material
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
silk (textile)
Dimensions
12 3/4 x 7 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1918.1034
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. R.M. Appleton
GUSN
28325

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