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Alphabet/Verse Sampler

1981.47 (RS103929)

Description

Alphabet/Verse Sampler. Vertical rectangle, cream colored linen ground. Alphabets in top half, verse in bottom. Monochromatic-green and white. Geometric border. Alphabets: #1 missing "J"; #2 "A-G"; #3 complete; #4 "A-F,I"; #5 "A-X"; cross stitch, eyelet hole; framed, under glass.

Details

Maker
Stimson, Deborah Thaxter, 1812- (Embroiderer)
Date
1819
Inscriptions
""Guide of my youth to thee I cry/Great God to me br ever nigh/Lighten mine eyes convert my heart/Nor let me from my ways depart"" ""Deborah Thaxter Aged 7 years/Hingham 1819"" (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
14 1/4 x 13 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1981.47
Credit Line
Gift of Louise Stimson
GUSN
49945

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