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Alphabet/Verse Sampler

1924.113 (RS103772)

Description

Alphabet/Verse Sampler. Cross stitch. Vertical rectangle, natural linen ground. Verse at top and bottom, alphabet in middle. Floral border at bottom.Polychromatic. Alphabets: #1-missing "J","U"; Numbers:"1-13"; other stitches: satin stitch, eyelet hole

Details

Maker
Minshull, Ann, 1773- (Embroiderer)
Date
1783
Inscriptions
""Ann Minshull/Her Work Age/d 10 years 1783/ Favor is deceitful and Beauty is vain But the Woman Th/at Feareth the Lord shall/Be Praised"" ""Ann Minshull Her Work Aged/8 Years on King George George Long/May the King Great Britain/ Scepter Obey and when God Providence/Shall Him Remove From Tho/se Below To Highest Realms/ Above To His Own Race May/He The Crown Resign For Eve/r To Continue in That Line"" (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
21 1/2 x 14 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1924.113
Credit Line
Gift from Elise B. Richards
GUSN
30171

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