Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

July 20, 1773

GUSN

GUSN-181276

Description

Silk embroidery on linen ground; unframed but stitched onto backing board; green, white, blue, red, yellow and brown embroidery; unfinished; alphabelt, numeral and verse; strawberry motif; triangle and eyelet border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

samplers (embroidery)
needlework (visual works)
linen (material)
silk (fiber)
embroidery (visual works)
cross stitch
Sampler

Inscription

"Hannah. Hibbeard.wrong-/ht.this.in.July.ye.20.1773/ Hannah.Hibbert.ismy name/and.English.is.my.nation./Marblehead.is.my.dwelling/ place.and.Christ.is.my + / salvation.when.I.am.dead/ and.in.my.Grave." (Stitched)

Maker

Hibbert, Hannah (Embroiderer)

Location of Origin

Massachusetts

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

12 1/2 x 11 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Cornelia D. Oliver

Accession Number

2005.5

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Marblehead (Essex county, Massachusetts)