Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1797

GUSN

GUSN-1067

Description

Framed alphabetic and verse sampler worked in silk on linen in cross stitch. Verse reads "be virtuous and indust/rious and happiness/will attend you if you/do not expect too much/Sophia Sewall born May/16.1788.Hallowell 1797"

Details

Descriptive Terms

samplers (embroidery)
needlework (visual works)
Sampler

Inscription

"Made by your great grandmother Sophia Sewall 1st husband Hartly Wood, Hus. Edmund Munroe"

Maker

Sewall, Sophia (Maker)

Location of Origin

Hallowell, Maine, USA

Accession Number

1988.40AB

Places

Maine (United States)