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Alphabet sampler with bees, birds, and urn with flowers. Enclosed by a flowering border. Worked in shades of green, yellow, pink, blue, and black. Silk and linen threads on a linen ground. Molded (twentieth-century) gilt frame.
needlework (visual works)
Embroidered on upper half: ""Abigail Little Born Decr 5 1797 AE 9 Years 4567""
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),
Little, Abigail, 1787-1871 (Embroiderer)
Newburyport, MA, USA
12 1/8 x 10 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
Massachusetts (United States)