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Alphabet/Verse Sampler. Long, narrow, vertical rectangle. Ivory linen ground. Lines of Alphabet and verse separated by rows of decorative neeldework; floral. Polychromatic. Alphabets: #1 missing "J","U"; #2 missing "J"."U" Numbers: "1-10"; cross stitch, eyelet hole, satin stitch.
needlework (visual works)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
""Judith Cooper her Sampler Done to the/Twelfth year of her age June the ninth/In the year of our Lord 1742."" ""Behold alass Our Days We Spend How/Vain they be how Soon they End.""
Cooper, Judith, 1730- (Embroiderer)
19 x 8 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Gift from Bostonian Society - Old State House
Massachusetts (United States)