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Alphabet/Verse Sampler

1925.13 (RS103776)

Description

Alpahbet/Verse Sampler. Vertical rectangle, natural linen ground. Geometric floral border. Large scale flowers at center, alphabets and verse above, verse below. Polychromatic. 3 Alphabets: #1 missing "J"; #2 missing "J"; #3 complete. Cross stitch, satin stitch, chain stitch.

Details

Maker
Burlingame, Elizabeth, 1763- (Embroiderer)
Date
1773
Inscriptions
""Beauty And Prid we often find betray/The Weaknes of the Mind, He Handsom/Is And Merits Praise that Handsom/ does the Proverb Says___ ___ 1786(?)"" ""Elizabeth Burlinggame Her Sampler/ Made In The Tenth Yar of Her Age 1773"" (Embroidered)
Material
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Object type
Art
Places
East Greenwich (Kent county, Rhode Island)
Rhode Island (United States)
Descriptive terms
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
silk (textile)
Dimensions
14 1/16 x 10 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1925.13
Credit Line
Gift from Mrs. Susan Clarke
GUSN
30488

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