Alphabet/Verse sampler with bands of decorative needlework depicting an undulating wave, geometric and floral patterns. Alphabets: #1 missing "J"; #2 missing "J" and "U". Numbers: "1-8". Stitches used: satin stitch. Plain wood frame.
Phillips, Hannah, 1757- (Embroiderer)
J. F. Cabot & Brother (Framer)
"Remember time will come when / we must give / Account to God how we on / earth did live"/ "The Love of Liberty with life was / given / And life itself is the inferior gift of Heaven"/ Hannah Phillips her Sampler / aged 13 years 1770" (Embroidered)
"J.F. Cabot & Brother, Pictures and Frames / Old Engravings bleached, Old Paintings Cleaned and Repaired/ Special attention paid to re-gilding/ Old Frames. / 89 Sudbury Street, / Boston." (Printed text on a paper label)
- Location of origin
- Associated Building
- Original to Josiah Quincy House (Quincy, Mass.).
- Object type
Possibly Massachusetts (United States)
- Descriptive terms
needlework (visual works)
- 12 x 8 (HxW) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Edmund Quincy