Alphabet/Verse Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1837

GUSN

GUSN-28468

Description

Alphabet/Verse Sampler. Square, natural linen ground. Alphabets in top third. Birds, trees and verse below. Three Alphabets: #1 missing "Y" "Z"; #2 and #3 complete Numbers 1-12

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

""There is a land of pure delight/Where saints immortal reign/Infinite day excludes the night/ And pleasures banish pain."" ""Mary E. Shorey Born April 12th/1825 Aged 12 years 1837."" (Embroidered)

Maker

Shorey, Mary E., 1825- (Embroiderer)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

19 1/4 x 19 3/16 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift from Miss Mary C. Wheelwright

Accession Number

1918.1417