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Alphabet/Verse Sampler

1918.1417 (RS103747)

Description

Alphabet/Verse Sampler. Square, natural linen ground. Alphabets in top third. Birds, trees and verse below. Three Alphabets: #1 missing "Y" "Z"; #2 and #3 complete Numbers 1-12

Details

Maker
Shorey, Mary E., 1825- (Embroiderer)
Date
1837
Inscriptions
""There is a land of pure delight/Where saints immortal reign/Infinite day excludes the night/ And pleasures banish pain."" ""Mary E. Shorey Born April 12th/1825 Aged 12 years 1837."" (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
19 1/4 x 19 3/16 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1918.1417
Credit Line
Gift from Miss Mary C. Wheelwright
GUSN
28468

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