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Makers / Maker's Age: Haynes, Dorcas
Date Made: 1720
Origin: England
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Stitches: Cross, Long-armed Cross, Herringbone, satin, Rococo, Florentine, Trellis
Embroidery Thread: Silk
Foundation Cloth: Wool
Dimensions: 22.25cmw x 31.25cm h
Owner: Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, United Kingdom www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk
Inscriptions: ALL * FLeSh * IS * LIke * the * WIthered * HAY / And * SSO * It * SPrings * And * Fades * AWay / (At the bottom): Dorcas * Hsynes * her * work * Finished * the * / 25 * day * of * the * Twelves * Month ** 1720 ** //
Predominant Motif: 3 alphabets: each missing the J, lower case with both the long and short S, the U and an ampersand. Beautiful cross bands of various flowers, acorns and leaves, and other narrow stitched lines.
History of Owner: #T.15-1950 Gift of Miss Margaret Bone
Published in american samplers by bolton & COE, 1921No