SAM-06012

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SAM-06012

Estimated Date Stitched:
Sept 6, 1838

Estimated Age of Stitcher:

School and/or Teacher:

Name of Stitcher:
Emily Cheeseman

Type of Sampler:
alphabet

Size of Sampler:
Width: 31cm
Height: 40cm

Description:

Condition: Excellent

Description of condition:

Fabric Type:
Linen

Approximate thread count:
60

Embroidery thread type:
cotton

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Borders: Flower Pattern

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Type of stitches: Cross

Name or initials on sampler: Emily Cheeseman

Verse or Inscription:

The happy choice/Beret with snares on every hand/In life’s uncertain path I stand/Father Devine diffuse thy light/To guide my doubtful footsteps right/Engage to choose the better part/To scorn the trifles of a day/For joys that never fade away

Owner / Donor Story:

Sampler was discovered in the collection of the Art Gallery. No record exists as to its origin or donor.

Other Information:

Accession Number: 94.9.1

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