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Makers / Maker's Age: Savin, Susanna
Date Made: 1716
Origin: England
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Stitches: Cross, Eyelet, Satin, Rococo.
Embroidery Thread: Silk
Foundation Cloth: Linen
Dimensions: 21.25 cmw x 46.25 cm h
Owner: Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, United Kingdom www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk
Inscriptions: (At the top): MARKE * WELL * WHAT * YOU / TAKE * IN * HAND * FOR * LARNING * IS * MORE * / WORTH * THEN * HOVSE * OR * LAND * WHEN * LA / ND * IS * GONE * AND * MON / EY * IS * SPENT* THEN * LE / ARNING * IS * MOST * EXCELENT* / (In the bottom portion): SARVE * GOD * THAT * MA / DE * YOV * WILST * YOV * HAVE * / YOVR * BREATH HONOVR * YO / VR * PARENTS * DEAR * VNTILL * / THEIR * DeATH * IN * DOING * SO * TH / OULT * HAPPY / BE * ALWAYS *OB / TINING * RICHES * HEALTH * AND * LENGTH * OF *D / AYS * A BLESSING * IS* LAID * VP * FOR * IN STO / RE IN ENDLESS BLISS WHEN TIME SHALL BE NO / MOR * SVSANNA * SAVEN * HER * SAMPLER * 1716 //
Predominant Motif: Band sampler filled with beautiful bands of flowers separated by various stitched lines.
History of Owner: #T.112-1928 Bequest of Dr. J.W.L. Glaisher
Published in american samplers by bolton & COE, 1921No