Pictorial/Verse Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1798

GUSN

GUSN-49395

Description

Pictorial/Verse Sampler. Vertical rectangle, ivory linen ground. Potted flowers in top register, verse in middle register. Adam and Eve by the Tree of Knowledge. Below this a small scale pastoral scene. Floral border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

samplers (embroidery)
needlework (visual works)
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
crowns (headdresses)
education
floral patterns
pastoral
poetry
Linen
Silk
Embroidered
Cross-stitched
Floral
Poetry
Pastoral
Education
Crown
Sampler

Inscription

""The Lord my pasture shall prepare/And feed me with a shepard's care/His presence shall my wants supply/And guard me with a watchful eye/ My noon day walks he shall attend/And all my midnight hours defend"" ""When at this you take a view/Lord give me wisdom to direct my ways/Remember her who taught it you. I ask not riches or length of days."" ""Hannah Brown Born November the Eighteenth 178-"" ""H Brown her/work finished 1798"" (Embroidered)

Associated Building

Associated With Dole-Little House (Newbury, Mass.),

People and Organizations

Adam & Eve

Maker

Brown, Hannah, 178?- (Embroiderer)

Dimensions

20 x 18 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Florence Bushee

Accession Number

1976.361