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Alphabet/Verse Sampler

1940.95 (RS103840)

Description

Large vertical sampler with large scale floral border. Verse at bottom with flower baskets and bird beneath. Natural linen ground, polychromatic. Alphabets: #1 - "A-M" missing "K","L", #2 - "A-U" missing "Q", #3 - "A-W" missing "J", #4 - complete, #5 - complete; Numbers: "1-5"; cross stitch, satin stitch.

Details

Maker
McIntock, Abney, 1835- (Embroiderer)
Date
1847
Inscriptions
""Abney McIntock/Windsor Aged 11 Years/"/ "Youth like the spring will soon be gone/in rolling years or sudden death/ Your morning sun may set at noon/And you in darkness lose your breath"" (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
31 1/2 x 16 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1940.95
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Dorothy Cornell
GUSN
40429

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