Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1830-1840

GUSN

GUSN-30014

Description

Alphabet/Verse Sampler. Square, polychromatic on natural linen ground. Large scale floral border on top and sides. Verse in middle section with house, flowers, and trees below. Three complete alphabets; numbers: "1-9"; cross stitch, satin stitch

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

""Fear/and/Love"" ""God/A/bove"" ""My youthful days will soon be oer/And time with one will be no more/Laid in the grave we all must be/And this I have wrought for you to see"" ""Wrought by Ellen E. Adams aged 11 years under the instruction of C. Rockwood"" (Embroidered)

Maker

Adams, Ellen E. (Embroiderer)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift from Miss Mary C. Wheelwright

Accession Number

1923.605