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Alphabet/Verse sampler on natural linen ground. Verse in center. Words alternate colors: yellow, cream, blue and green. Alphabets: #1 incomplete (stitchery deteriorated); #2 missing "J", some letters repeated. Numbers: "1-9".
needlework (visual works)
"See how the lillies flou/rish white and red see / how the ravens fed fro/m Heaven are Then ne/er distrust Thy God fo/r cloth and bread, whilst / lillies flourish and the ravens fed" "Sarah Spooner workt / Sampler in the eleven/th year of her age 1786" (Embroidered)
Spooner, Sarah, 1775- (Embroiderer)
12 1/2 x 8 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Gift from Mrs. Sidney R. Burleigh