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Alphabet/Verse Sampler

1963.305 (RS103886)

Description

Alphabet/verse sampler; square ivory linen ground; polychromatic, large scale floral border; small scale house at bottom.

Details

Maker
McConihe, Mary A., 1818- (Embroiderer)
Date
1832
Inscriptions
""The lofty trees though e'er so great/The Plants the flowers and vines/The useless herb beneath our feet/Bespeak a hand divine/Wrought by Mary A. McConihe/born Jan. 30, 1818 Merrimack NH/Sep 2 1832 M.McCoy inst"" ""ALPHABET"" (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
17 x 15 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1963.305
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. George H. Wilson
GUSN
46833

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