Alphabet/Verse Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1832

GUSN

GUSN-46833

Description

Alphabet/verse sampler; square ivory linen ground; polychromatic, large scale floral border; small scale house at bottom.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

""The lofty trees though e'er so great/The Plants the flowers and vines/The useless herb beneath our feet/Bespeak a hand divine/Wrought by Mary A. McConihe/born Jan. 30, 1818 Merrimack NH/Sep 2 1832 M.McCoy inst"" ""ALPHABET"" (Embroidered)

Maker

McConihe, Mary A., 1818- (Embroiderer)

Dimensions

17 x 15 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George H. Wilson

Accession Number

1963.305