Alphabet/Verse Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

GUSN

GUSN-39162

Description

Alphabet verse sampler, cross stitch border. The lower half is embroidered with a house, trees, fence, flowers, birds and people. Alphabets: #1-missing "J","U", #2-"A-W", with some letters repeated. Numbers: "1-9"; cross stitch and satin stitch.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

""Here on this you may cast you eye when I in/my Grave doLie above all the work that is d/one in time pray seek for mercy till you find"" (Embroidered)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

19 3/4 x 15 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Lue Stuart Wadsworth

Accession Number

1937.680