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Alphabet/Verse Sampler

1932.2350 (RS103800)

Description

Alphabet/Verse Sampler. The verse is located in the lower left corner of the sampler, surrounded by a floral border, with additional floral work to the right. Light linen ground, polychromatic. Rectangular, long and thin. Alphabets: #1 complete, two of each letter, #2 missing "J", #3 "A-H", #4 complete, #5-"a-d", #6 complete, two of each letter except "I", #7complete; Numbers:"1-5"; cross stitch, satin stitch, line stitch

Details

Maker
Crockett, Mary E., 1815- (Embroiderer)
Date
1824
Inscriptions
""Jesus permit thy gracious name to stand/As the first effort of as infant's hand/And while her fingers o'er the canvass move/Engage her tender heart to seek thy love/With thy dear children let her share a part/And write thy name thyself upon her heart"/ "Mary E. Crocketts work wrought in the 9th year of her age Oct 30 1824"" (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
14 x 12 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1932.2350
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Peyton van Rensselaer
GUSN
35248

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