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Makers / Maker's Age: Lucas, Mary
Date Made: 1798
Origin: Providence, RI US
School / Teacher:
Stitches: Stem, Satin.
Embroidery Thread: Silk
Foundation Cloth: Linen
Dimensions: 12"w x 14" h
Owner: NSCDA Hopkins House, Providence, RI
Inscriptions: ON PROVIDENCE / While thro' this mazy walk of Life, / Of wild confusion toil and strife / I fear let's tread the troubled Way, / As dauntless still by Night as Day, / assur'd my artless Innocence, / Protected is by PROVIDENCE / While in the bloom of Youth array'd / From Morning'd Dawn to evening's Shade, / In every Thought which I pursue, / Where e'er I go what e'er I do, / To that last Hour when I go hence / I'll own the Power of PROVIDENCE / Assist me thou unerring Guide, / O'er all my Actions still preside, / What ever lot is rest for me, / I humbly will submit to Thee, / Thou who do'st every thing dispence / All Ruling Mighty PROVIDENCE / Mary Lucas's Work. 1798 //
Predominant Motif: Leaf, flower and vine cartouche surrounding the inscription.
History of Owner:
Published in american samplers by bolton & COE, 1921No