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Alphabet/Verse Sampler

1954.M33 (RS103869)

Description

Squarish, natural linen ground. Brown and black lettering, cream border. Unfinished. Alphabets: #1 complete; #2 complete; #3 complete

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820 C-1830 C
Inscriptions
""Ellen Grant 1821, Olivia Grant 1823/William S. Grant 1825, Horace Grant 1827"" ""Whener I take my walk abroad/ How many poor I see/What shall I render to my God/For all his gifts to me//Not more than others I deserve/yet God hath given me more/For I ahve food while others starve/or beg from_____"" (unfinished) ""I""
Associated Building
Used At Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
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
16 3/8 x 16 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1954.M33
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
45593

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