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Alphabet/Verse Sampler

1961.151 (RS103880)

Description

Alphabet/Verse Sampler. Green and tan thread on ivory linen ground. Alphabets in top half, verse at bottom, floral border below. Vertical rectangle. Alphabets: #1-"A-X", #2-complete, #3-complete; Numbers: "1-9,0"

Details

Maker
Lummus, Ruth (Embroiderer)
Inscriptions
""This needle work of mine though small/Is wrought with diligence and care/And though it ask no praise at all/Will from a friend due merit share/Ruth Lummus Aged 10 years/17th of 8th Mo""
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
13 x 8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1961.151
Credit Line
Gift of Alice and Emil Ahlborn
GUSN
46501

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