Alphabet/Verse Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1839

GUSN

GUSN-30012

Description

Alphabet/ Verse Sampler. The verse is located in the lower half, surrounded by a floral border with large scale vases of flowers on either side, on a green satin stitch floor. Three complete alphabets, followed by "W", "A"; cross stitch, satin stitch

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

""Wrought by Ann Prudence Richardson Aged 8 AD 1839"" ""And will God not descend to make/A feeble child his care/Yes Jesus died for childrens Sake/And loves the youngest prayer/God made the stars and daisies too/And watches over them and you"" (Embroidered)

Maker

Richardson, Ann Prudence, b. 1831 (Embroiderer)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

12 x 16 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift from Miss Mary C. Wheelwright

Accession Number

1923.603