Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1797

GUSN

GUSN-24739

Description

Multi-color embroidered sampler in gilt frame under glass. "OLIVE LEVESTONE IS MI NAME/ LEVEN I WROTE THE SAME/ IF MY GENIOUS HAD BIN BETTER/ IDE MENDED EVERY LETTER." Partial label on back: "OF EVERY DESCRIPTION, MANIFACTUR (e) E(?)S. WEEKS &..."

Details

Descriptive Terms

samplers (embroidery)
needlework (visual works)
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Linen
Silk
Sampler

Inscription

See description.

Maker

Levestone, Olive (Embroiderer)

Dimensions

17.25 x 13.375 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary C. Wheelwright

Accession Number

1918.1414