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Alphabet/Verse sampler with floral borders. Pastoral scene at bottom with trees, sheep, birds, and hills. Alphabets: #1 "A-U", missing J; #2 "A-X", missing J,X; #3 "A-X", missing J; #4 complete. Numbers:-1-7. Stitches used: eyelet hole stitch. Original cardboard and paper backing board for sampler also stored in box.
needlework (visual works)
"Swift as the sun revolves the day we hasten to the dead / slaves to the wild we puff away and to ground we(?)" / "Isabella Thomson Was Born May 2nd 1771 AE 14 Year" (Embroidered)
Thomson, Isabella, 1771- (Embroiderer)
22 1/4 x 18 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Miss Mary C. Wheelwright