Alphabet/Verse Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1820

GUSN

GUSN-45594

Description

Alphabet/Verse Sampler. Vertical rectangle, natural linen ground. Alphabet at top, name and verse below. Polychromatic, words alternate in color--blue, brown, green, tan, cream. Alphabets: #1 complete-double letters; Numbers: "1-12"; cross stitch, eyelet hole.

Details

Descriptive Terms

samplers (embroidery)
needlework (visual works)
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
alphabets (symbols)
education
numerals
poetry
religions (concept)
Linen
Silk
Embroidered
Cross-stitched
Alphabet
Education
Religion
Poetry
Numbers
Sampler

Inscription

""Susan Ann Yerx/Sampler marked in her ninth year/September 26 1820. Love God wi/th all your soul and strength with all/your heart and mind and love your/ neighbor as yourself be faithful/just and kind deal with another as/you'd have another deal with you/what you're unwilling to receive be sure you never do/ Susan Ann Yerx/a. St. Mary's.NB."" (Embroidered)

Associated Building

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

Maker

Yerxa, Susan Ann, 1811- (Embroiderer)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

16 3/4 x 11 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1954.M34