Alphabet/Verse Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

GUSN

GUSN-28039

Description

Verse and alphabet sampler. Cross-stitched border with three large red flowers on either side.\n Alphabets: #1-missing "J." Cross stitch, satin stitch, and other unidentified stitches.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

""Labor omnia imProbus vitgril(?)/ Preserving labour to ______ / Beneficiorum maxima sunti/Quaea Pararititous accifirous/ "" ""The greatest of all kindnesses are those from Parents."" ""How blest the maid whom/Cirling years improve her/God the object of her warm-/ Est love whose useful hours/ Successive as they slide the/Book the needle and the Pen/Divide who sees her Parents/Heart exull with joy and the/ Fond tear stands sparkling/In their eye"" ""Mary Rust wrought this sam/pler (star symbol) Miss Bowland's school in the 11th year of her age"" (Embroidered)

Maker

Rust, Mary (Embroiderer)

Dimensions

16 5/8 x 17 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1918.13