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Alphabet/Verse Sampler

1918.1416 (RS103746)

Description

Alphabet/Verse Sampler. Squarish, cream colored linen ground. Floral border around square cross stitched inner border. Within this, flowers at four corners. Alphabets above verse below. Polychromatic. Alphabets: 3 complete alphabets Numbers: 1-10

Details

Maker
Lewis, Caroline, b. 1823 (Embroiderer)
Date
1834
Inscriptions
""May wisdom guide my youthful mind/In virtue's pleasant ways/And may I in God's service spend/The remnant of my days"" ""Wrought by Caroline Lewis in the 11th year of her age 1834/Providence R.I."" (Embroidered)
Location of origin
Providence, Rhode Island
Material
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Object type
Art
Places
Rhode Island (United States)
Descriptive terms
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
silk (textile)
Dimensions
20 7/8 x 23 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1918.1416
Credit Line
Gift from Miss Mary C. Wheelwright
GUSN
28466

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