Alphabet/Verse Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

GUSN

GUSN-27364

Description

Alphabet/Verse Sampler. Vertical rectangle, natural linen ground. 2 1/2 inch floral border at top and sides. Alphabet at top, verse in center. Adam and Eve on green ground, on either side of the tree of knowledge at bottom. Alphabets: #1-missing "J","U"; Numbers: "1-8" Cross stitch, eyelet hole, whip stitch.

Details

Descriptive Terms

samplers (embroidery)
needlework (visual works)
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
Sampler

Inscription

""When in love I do com/mence may it be with/A man of sence brisk &/Arey may he be free/From a spirit of Jeal/ousy Ruth Haskels wok in the 12 Year of/ Her Age"" (Embroidered)

People and Organizations

Adam & Eve

Maker

Haskell, Ruth (Embroiderer)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

16 1/2 x 12 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Emma S. White

Accession Number

1916.230