Alphabet/Verse Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1824

GUSN

GUSN-35248

Description

Alphabet/Verse Sampler. The verse is located in the lower left corner of the sampler, surrounded by a floral border, with additional floral work to the right. Light linen ground, polychromatic. Rectangular, long and thin. Alphabets: #1 complete, two of each letter, #2 missing "J", #3 "A-H", #4 complete, #5-"a-d", #6 complete, two of each letter except "I", #7complete; Numbers:"1-5"; cross stitch, satin stitch, line stitch

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

""Jesus permit thy gracious name to stand/As the first effort of as infant's hand/And while her fingers o'er the canvass move/Engage her tender heart to seek thy love/With thy dear children let her share a part/And write thy name thyself upon her heart"/ "Mary E. Crocketts work wrought in the 9th year of her age Oct 30 1824"" (Embroidered)

Maker

Crockett, Mary E., 1815- (Embroiderer)

Dimensions

14 x 12 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Peyton van Rensselaer

Accession Number

1932.2350