The sampler with rows of letters, decorative bands, a motto and an inscription over three floral sprigs. It is worked with silk thread in shades of blue, yellow, green, brown and black on a linen ground. It is in a simple modern frame.
Adams, Eliza, 1803- (Embroiderer)
Embroidered in the lower left is: Industry is fortune's right hand and/frugality is her left/Eliza Adams Aged 13 years 1817.
- Associated Building
- Used At Spencer-Pierce-Little House. Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
- Object type
Massachusetts (United States)
- Descriptive terms
needlework (visual works)
- 12 5/8 x 11 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Bequest of Amelia W. Little
- Related Items
Title Sampler Accession number 1986.642 Relationship Same maker, Eliza Adams