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Alphabet/Verse Sampler

1925.12 (RS103775)

Description

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.

Details

Maker
Millerd, Mary Elizabeth, 1817- (Embroiderer)
Date
1826
September 1826
Inscriptions
""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_____ __ ____""
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
16 1/4 x 11 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1925.12
Credit Line
Gift from Mrs. Susan Clark Marvin
GUSN
30487

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