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1966.497 (RS103898)

Description

Sampler on bristol board with copper-colored foil backing. Polychromatic wool embroidery of a floral design with lillies and ferns. Inscription "God Bless our Home." Fern fronds and lillies printed in ink. Lettering embroidered in satin stitch. Black frame with red and gilt accents.

Details

Maker
Josselyn, Marietta Brown, 1849-1912 (Embroiderer)
Date
1860-1890
Inscriptions
""God Bless our Home" (Embroidered)
Material
bristol board
crewel wool
embroidery (visual works)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
bristol board
crewel wool
embroidery (visual works)
flowers (plants)
needlework (visual works)
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
Dimensions
9 7/8 x 22 7/16 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.497
Credit Line
Gift from Miss Mabel Josselyn
GUSN
47394

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