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Alphabet/Verse Sampler

1923.603 (RS103769)

Description

Alphabet/ Verse Sampler. The verse is located in the lower half, surrounded by a floral border with large scale vases of flowers on either side, on a green satin stitch floor. Three complete alphabets, followed by "W", "A"; cross stitch, satin stitch

Details

Maker
Richardson, Ann Prudence, b. 1831 (Embroiderer)
Date
1839
Inscriptions
""Wrought by Ann Prudence Richardson Aged 8 AD 1839"" ""And will God not descend to make/A feeble child his care/Yes Jesus died for childrens Sake/And loves the youngest prayer/God made the stars and daisies too/And watches over them and you"" (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 x 16 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1923.603
Credit Line
Gift from Miss Mary C. Wheelwright
GUSN
30012

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