Alphabet/Verse Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1792

GUSN

GUSN-28325

Description

Alphabet/Verse Sampler. Vertical rectangle on natural linen ground. Alphabets at top. Verse in lower half surrounded by floral border. Small scale trees birds and flowers at bottom. Alphabets: #1-complete; #2-missing "J","U" Numbers: "1-9"; cross stitch.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

""When friends are/Gone and Mon/ey Is Spent Th/en Learning is most Excellent/ Lucy Mary Waramer/ August 9, 1792 in my ___ year"" (Embroidered)

Maker

Waramer, Lucy Mary (Embroiderer)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

12 3/4 x 7 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. R.M. Appleton

Accession Number

1918.1034