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Makers / Maker's Age: Unknown
Date Made: Unknown
Origin: Unknown
School / Teacher:
Stitches: Hemstitch, Cross
Embroidery Thread: Silk
Foundation Cloth: Linen
Dimensions: 16 1/2"w x 17 3/4" h
Owner: NSCDA Moffatt-Ladd House, Portsmouth, NH www.nscda.org
Inscriptions: JESUS permit thy gracious name to stand / As the first efforts of an infants hand / / / Happy is the female who can find / Constant employment for her mind / She for amusement need not roam, / Her pleasure centres in her home //
Predominant Motif: 4 alphabets: 3 upper case no J, q not Q. Lower case complete. Verse in saw tooth cartouche. Numbers 1-10 and 10-15 separated by 9 star shapes. Strawberry border all 4 sides.
History of Owner: Gift of Miss Mary A. P. White
Published in american samplers by bolton & COE, 1921No Verse: #515 (1)1793 Page 319