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Makers / Maker's Age: Dalbiac, Lucy (aged 8)
Date Made: 1769
Origin: England
School / Teacher:
Stitches: Cross, Eyelet, Satin, French knots,
Embroidery Thread: Silk
Foundation Cloth: Tammy cloth (?)
Dimensions: 31 cmw x 35.5 cm h
Owner: Private collector
Inscriptions: You'll mend your life to morrow still you cry for what far country does this morrow lie / It stays so long tis fetch'd so far I fear t'will be both very old and very dear / Tell me ye knowing and discerning few where I may find a friend that
Predominant Motif: 2 alphabets: both missing the J and the U, both with an ampersand. Numbers 1-10 and 1-9. One wide cross band with acorns in a chain type motif with a male figure in the center, one with facing birds with a flowers and another with dogs, crowns and flowers. Various decorative stitched lines. A basket with flowers or fruit at each bottom corner. Reversing arcaded strawberry and small flower border all four sides.
History of Owner: Purchased
Published in american samplers by bolton & COE, 1921No