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Alphabet/Verse Sampler

1932.512 (RS103804)

Description

Alphabet/Verse sampler on natural linen ground. Verse in center. Words alternate colors: yellow, cream, blue and green. Alphabets: #1 incomplete (stitchery deteriorated); #2 missing "J", some letters repeated. Numbers: "1-9".

Details

Maker
Spooner, Sarah, 1775- (Embroiderer)
Date
1786
Inscriptions
"See how the lillies flou/rish white and red see / how the ravens fed fro/m Heaven are Then ne/er distrust Thy God fo/r cloth and bread, whilst / lillies flourish and the ravens fed" "Sarah Spooner workt / Sampler in the eleven/th year of her age 1786" (Embroidered)
Material
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
cross-stitching
Education
embroidering
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
religions (concept)
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
silk (textile)
Dimensions
12 1/2 x 8 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1932.512
Credit Line
Gift from Mrs. Sidney R. Burleigh
GUSN
34888

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