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The sampler with rows of letters, decorative bands, a motto and an inscription over three floral sprigs. It is worked with silk thread in shades of blue, yellow, green, brown and black on a linen ground. It is in a simple modern frame.
needlework (visual works)
Embroidered in the lower left is: Industry is fortune's right hand and/frugality is her left/Eliza Adams Aged 13 years 1817.
Used At Spencer-Pierce-Little House,
Adams, Eliza, 1803- (Embroiderer)
12 5/8 x 11 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
Massachusetts (United States)
Title Sampler Accession Number 1986.642