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Makers / Maker's Age: Wyman, Mary (age 14)
Date Made: 1825
Origin: Hallowell, ME (?) US
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Stitches: Cross, Satin
Embroidery Thread: Silk
Foundation Cloth: Linen
Dimensions: 27 cmw x 44 cm h
Owner: Private collector
Inscriptions: The rainbow is very glorious but it soon / Vanishes away life is good but it is soon / swalloweb uP in death The rose is sweet / Mary Wyman born APril 4 aged 14 / years //
Predominant Motif: 6 alphabets: #1 with 26 letters, each of the others incomplete. Numbers 4, 6, 3. Various wide and narrow cross bands. Narrow cross stitch border all four sides.
History of Owner: Purchased
Published in american samplers by bolton & COE, 1921No