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Alphabet and verse, bordered by leaves; ivory linen ground; polychrome: white, green, yellow; three complete alphabets; cross stitch, satin stitch, other.
needlework (visual works)
""Virtue is the chiefest beauty of the mind/ The noblest ornament of human kind/ Virtue is our safe guard & our guiding star/ Stir up reason when our senses err"" ""Ah when/thy morn of/ youth is fled/ no second spring th/ee returns"" ""Lydia/Perry/Milford/August/ 1816"" (Embroidered)
Perry, Lydia (Embroiderer)
16 1/2 x 17 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Gift from Mrs. Herbert Howe Glines