Alphabet/Verse Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1820 C-1830 C

GUSN

GUSN-45593

Description

Squarish, natural linen ground. Brown and black lettering, cream border. Unfinished. Alphabets: #1 complete; #2 complete; #3 complete

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

""Ellen Grant 1821, Olivia Grant 1823/William S. Grant 1825, Horace Grant 1827"" ""Whener I take my walk abroad/ How many poor I see/What shall I render to my God/For all his gifts to me//Not more than others I deserve/yet God hath given me more/For I ahve food while others starve/or beg from_____"" (unfinished) ""I""

Associated Building

Used At Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

16 3/8 x 16 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1954.M33