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Alphabet/Verse Sampler

1922.1063 (RS103760)

Description

Alphabet/Verse sampler on natural linen ground. Border is made up of connected circles forming an undulating chain. Alphabets on top half in black, verse in cream, name in green. Alphabets: #1 missing "J", letters repeated (AA, BB, CC...) ; #2 missing "J", letters repeated. Numbers: "1-17".

Details

Maker
Sargem, Anna (Embroiderer)
Inscriptions
""Anna Sargem Wrought/This Sampler/ag'd 10 years"" ""Know then this Truth/enough for us to know/Virtue alone is Happi/ness below"" (Embroidered)
Material
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
cross-stitching
Education
embroidering
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
silk (textile)
Dimensions
8 1/2 x 8 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1922.1063
Credit Line
Estate of Miss Josephine McC. Shaw
GUSN
29784

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