Alphabet/Verse Sampler with open work and heart border. Lines separated by decorative needlework, verse flanked by two geometric podiums. Distinctive densely worked geometric border below verse. Natural linen ground, polychromatic. Rectangular, long and thin. Alphabets: #1 complete, #2 complete, #3 complete; numbers: "1-10","1-9"; cross stitch, satin stitch, other.
Millerd, Mary Elizabeth, 1817- (Embroiderer)
""Mary E. Millerds Sampler made in her 9th year Sept 1826" "Count that day lost.whose low descending run/ Views from thy hand no worthy action done" "aeiouy" "aeiouy" "Since we and all__Treasure, So/Are You who dwellth above/ That & There__ we all. Do/To have our Fathers Luve/ The treasures brought before ___ ___/ (2 illegible lines)/ __men in_____ __ ____""
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needlework (visual works)
- 16 1/4 x 11 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
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- Gift from Mrs. Susan Clark Marvin