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Pictorial/Verse Sampler

1976.361 (RS103916)

Description

Pictorial/Verse Sampler. Vertical rectangle, ivory linen ground. Potted flowers in top register, verse in middle register. Adam and Eve by the Tree of Knowledge. Below this a small scale pastoral scene. Floral border.

Details

Maker
Brown, Hannah, 178?- (Embroiderer)
Date
1798
Inscriptions
""The Lord my pasture shall prepare/And feed me with a shepard's care/His presence shall my wants supply/And guard me with a watchful eye/ My noon day walks he shall attend/And all my midnight hours defend"" ""When at this you take a view/Lord give me wisdom to direct my ways/Remember her who taught it you. I ask not riches or length of days."" ""Hannah Brown Born November the Eighteenth 178-"" ""H Brown her/work finished 1798"" (Embroidered)
Associated Building
Associated With Dole-Little House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Cross-stitched
cross-stitching
Crown
crowns (headdresses)
Education
education
Embroidered
embroidering
Floral
floral patterns
Linen
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
Pastoral
pastoral
Poetry
poetry
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
Silk
silk (textile)
People and organizations
Adam & Eve
Dimensions
20 x 18 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1976.361
Credit Line
Estate of Florence Bushee
GUSN
49395

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