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Alphabet/Verse Sampler

1954.M34 (RS103870)

Description

Alphabet/Verse Sampler. Vertical rectangle, natural linen ground. Alphabet at top, name and verse below. Polychromatic, words alternate in color--blue, brown, green, tan, cream. Alphabets: #1 complete-double letters; Numbers: "1-12"; cross stitch, eyelet hole.

Details

Maker
Yerxa, Susan Ann, 1811- (Embroiderer)
Date
1820
Inscriptions
""Susan Ann Yerx/Sampler marked in her ninth year/September 26 1820. Love God wi/th all your soul and strength with all/your heart and mind and love your/ neighbor as yourself be faithful/just and kind deal with another as/you'd have another deal with you/what you're unwilling to receive be sure you never do/ Susan Ann Yerx/a. St. Mary's.NB."" (Embroidered)
Associated Building
Used At Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Alphabet
alphabets (symbols)
Cross-stitched
cross-stitching
Education
education
Embroidered
embroidering
Linen
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
Numbers
numerals
Poetry
poetry
Religion
religions (concept)
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
Silk
silk (textile)
Dimensions
16 3/4 x 11 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1954.M34
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
45594

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