Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1838

GUSN

GUSN-46740

Description

Sampler with trees, birds and large scale flowers inside a floral border. Inscription at top flanked by two angels.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"May a branch of Jesus be/And grow into a fruitful tree/On some good ground o let me stand/And often feel the pruning hand/Fanny Haigh. Work/aged 12 1838"" (Green thread)

Maker

Haigh, Fanny, 1826- (Maker)

Dimensions

20 x 21 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ann V. Cameron

Accession Number

1963.61