Alphabet/Verse Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1826

GUSN

GUSN-30487

Description

Alphabet/Verse Sampler with open work and heart border. Lines separated by decorative needlework, verse flanked by two geometric podiums. Distinctive densely worked geometric border below verse. Natural linen ground, polychromatic. Rectangular, long and thin. Alphabets: #1 complete, #2 complete, #3 complete; numbers: "1-10","1-9"; cross stitch, satin stitch, other.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

""Mary E. Millerds Sampler made in her 9th year Sept 1826" "Count that day lost.whose low descending run/ Views from thy hand no worthy action done" "aeiouy" "aeiouy" "Since we and all__Treasure, So/Are You who dwellth above/ That & There__ we all. Do/To have our Fathers Luve/ The treasures brought before ___ ___/ (2 illegible lines)/ __men in_____ __ ____""

Maker

Millerd, Mary Elizabeth, 1817- (Embroiderer)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

16 1/4 x 11 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift from Mrs. Susan Clark Marvin

Accession Number

1925.12

Date

1826 (September 1826)