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Makers / Maker's Age: Jeeves, Mary
Date Made: 1833
Origin: England
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Stitches: Cross, Satin, French knots,
Embroidery Thread: Silk
Foundation Cloth: Linen
Dimensions: 48.25 cm framedw x 31.7 cm framed h
Owner: Private collector
Inscriptions: Be it my only wisdom here, / To serve the Lord with filial fear, / With loving gratitude, / Superior sense may I display, / By shunning every evil way, / And walking in the good. / O may I still from sin depart; / A wise and understanding heart, / Jesus, to me be given, / And let me through Thy Spirit know, / To glorify my God below, / And find my way to Heaven. / Then Saviour then my soul receive, / Transported from this vale to live / And reign with thee above / Where faith is sweetly lost in sight / And hope in full supreme delight / And everlasting love.(Note: a Hymn, words by Charles Wesley 1762). (In a catouche at the bottom): Mary Jeeves / October 8th / 1833 //
Predominant Motif: A Hymn surrounded by motifs of flowers in urns, baskets and stemmed, pheasants and other small birds, dogs, and trees and at center top a basket with fruit. Meandering flower border all four sides.
History of Owner: Purchased
Published in american samplers by bolton & COE, 1921No