Back to Result Sampler #5200
Enlarge image
Makers / Maker's Age: Billet, Avis Way
Date Made: 1809
Origin: US (?)
School / Teacher:
Stitches: Cross, Satin
Embroidery Thread: Silk
Foundation Cloth: Linen
Dimensions: 30 cmw x 24.5 cm h
Owner: Private collector
Inscriptions: Jesus, permit thy gracious Name to stand / As the first effort of an Infant's hand, / And whilst her fingers oer this canvas move / Engage her tender heart to seek thy Love, With thy dear children let her share a part, / And write thy Name, Thyself, upon her heart. / (In cartouche): Avis Way Billet / May 2nd / 1809 //
Predominant Motif: One cross band. Name in a satin stitch cartouche near the bottom with one stem with a flower, a bud and leaves on each side. Reversing arcaded border with small narrow leaves all four sides.
History of Owner: Purchsed
Published in american samplers by bolton & COE, 1921No