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1923.605 (RS103771)

Description

Alphabet/Verse Sampler. Square, polychromatic on natural linen ground. Large scale floral border on top and sides. Verse in middle section with house, flowers, and trees below. Three complete alphabets; numbers: "1-9"; cross stitch, satin stitch

Details

Maker
Adams, Ellen E. (Embroiderer)
Date
1830-1840
Inscriptions
""Fear/and/Love"" ""God/A/bove"" ""My youthful days will soon be oer/And time with one will be no more/Laid in the grave we all must be/And this I have wrought for you to see"" ""Wrought by Ellen E. Adams aged 11 years under the instruction of C. Rockwood"" (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
17 x 16 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1923.605
Credit Line
Gift from Miss Mary C. Wheelwright
GUSN
30014

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