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Makers / Maker's Age: Wild, Eliza (age 12)
Date Made: 1829
Origin: England
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Stitches: Satin, Stem, Cross
Embroidery Thread: Silk
Foundation Cloth: Silk
Dimensions: 17 1/4"w x 13 1/8" h
Owner: NSCDA Plum Grove Historic Home, Iowa City, IA www.nscda.org
Inscriptions: With cheerful notes let all the Earth / To Heaven their voices raise..... / Let all inspired with godly mirth.... / Sing solemn hymns of praise... / God's tender mercy knows no bound / His truth shall ne'er decay.... / Then let the willing nations round / Their grateful tribute pay. / Eliza Wild Aged 12, 1829 //
Predominant Motif: Flowers, cornucopia filled with fruit, a harp, a lyre, birds and plant motifs. Small house at bottom L with castle(?) on R. Female figure at bottom center with small tree and dog and animals. Reversing arcaded flower border on all four sides.
History of Owner: Gift of Mrs. Oliver Thompson
Published in american samplers by bolton & COE, 1921No