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Alphabet/Verse Sampler

1924.21 (RS103773)

Description

Alphabet/Verse Sampler. Squarish, cream colored linen ground. Strawberry vine border and inner border of potted flowers, berries and birds. Verse at center surrounded by strawberry vine border. Polychromatic. One Alphabet-complete and in order. Other stitches: eyelet hole

Details

Maker
Leap, Mary Ann (Embroiderer)
Date
1849
Inscriptions
""When he cries come forth/ Then I return to the/ The victory is gained/ For Christ hath/ made us free"" ""Mary Ann Leap's work done/ in the year of our Lord one-/ thousand eight hundred/and forty nine 1849"" ""Tell me ye Knowing and/Descerning few/ Where I may find a friend/That's firm and true/ Joseph and Mary Leap/Joseph A. Leap Henry M Le/ ap Benjamin HL MA Leap"" (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
24 5/8 x 25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1924.21
Credit Line
Gift from Miss Mary C. Wheelwright
GUSN
30126

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