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Alphabet/Verse Sampler

1937.680 (RS103828)

Description

Alphabet verse sampler, cross stitch border. The lower half is embroidered with a house, trees, fence, flowers, birds and people. Alphabets: #1-missing "J","U", #2-"A-W", with some letters repeated. Numbers: "1-9"; cross stitch and satin stitch.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
""Here on this you may cast you eye when I in/my Grave doLie above all the work that is d/one in time pray seek for mercy till you find"" (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
19 3/4 x 15 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1937.680
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Lue Stuart Wadsworth
GUSN
39162

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