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Alphabet/Verse Sampler

1919.651 (RS159348)

Description

Alphabet/Verse Sampler. Square, ivory linen ground. Floral border. Alphabets at top, verse below, flanked by two pine trees. Alphabets: #1 complete, #2 complete, #3 missing "J"; numbers: "1-22".

Details

Maker
Lyon, Elizabeth Ann, 1806-1834 (Embroiderer)
Date
1817
Inscriptions
""Elizabeth Ann Lyon Aged 11 September 24 1817"" ""When death transfers me to dust/ May I be numbered with the just/ My soul ascend to worlds of bliss/ Where dwells imortals happiness/ See here I leave my name behind/ Forgetfull mortals to remind/ Let children hear the mighty deeds/ Which God performed of old/ Which in our younger years we saw/ And which our fathers told."" (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
16 3/4 x 16 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1919.651
Credit Line
Gift Mary E. Saunders
GUSN
28769

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