Alphabet/Verse Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1783

GUSN

GUSN-30171

Description

Alphabet/Verse Sampler. Cross stitch. Vertical rectangle, natural linen ground. Verse at top and bottom, alphabet in middle. Floral border at bottom.Polychromatic. Alphabets: #1-missing "J","U"; Numbers:"1-13"; other stitches: satin stitch, eyelet hole

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

""Ann Minshull/Her Work Age/d 10 years 1783/ Favor is deceitful and Beauty is vain But the Woman Th/at Feareth the Lord shall/Be Praised"" ""Ann Minshull Her Work Aged/8 Years on King George George Long/May the King Great Britain/ Scepter Obey and when God Providence/Shall Him Remove From Tho/se Below To Highest Realms/ Above To His Own Race May/He The Crown Resign For Eve/r To Continue in That Line"" (Embroidered)

Maker

Minshull, Ann, 1773- (Embroiderer)

Dimensions

21 1/2 x 14 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift from Elise B. Richards

Accession Number

1924.113