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Makers / Maker's Age: Goff, Hannah
Date Made: 1806
Origin: Sibford Ferris, England
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Embroidery Thread: Silk
Foundation Cloth: Linen
Dimensions: 20"w x 16" h
Owner: Private collector
Inscriptions: Proverbs: 30: 31 / Favour is deceitful and beauty is vain / But a woman that feareth the lord / She shall be praised * Give her of the fruit of / Her hands and let her own works / Praise her in the Gates / Hannah Goff sibford Ferris 1806 //
Predominant Motif: 1 alphabet: uppercase, no J, ends with backward N. Verse in center with a basket of fruit, and two other large motifs at the top. Reversing arcaded carnation border all four sides.
History of Owner: Inherited
Published in american samplers by bolton & COE, 1921No