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Alphabet/Verse Sampler. Square, ivory linen ground. Floral border. Alphabets at top, verse below, flanked by two pine trees. Alphabets: #1 complete, #2 complete, #3 missing "J"; numbers: "1-22".
needlework (visual works)
""Elizabeth Ann Lyon Aged 11 September 24 1817"" ""When death transfers me to dust/ May I be numbered with the just/ My soul ascend to worlds of bliss/ Where dwells imortals happiness/ See here I leave my name behind/ Forgetfull mortals to remind/ Let children hear the mighty deeds/ Which God performed of old/ Which in our younger years we saw/ And which our fathers told."" (Embroidered)
Lyon, Elizabeth Ann, 1806-1834 (Embroiderer)
16 3/4 x 16 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Gift Mary E. Saunders