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Makers / Maker's Age: Moodie, Rachel
Date Made: 1764
Origin: US
School / Teacher:
Stitches: Cross
Embroidery Thread: Silk
Foundation Cloth: Linen
Dimensions: 13"w x 5 3/4" h
Owner: NSCDA Van Cortlandt House, Riverdale, NY
Inscriptions: OUR Father Which art in heaven / HalloWed be thy name. Thy / Kingdom come ThY Will be / done in earth as it is in heaVen / Give Us this daY our dailY / bread And forgive us our / debts as We forgive our debt / ors. And lead us not into temp / tation but deliVer Us from eVil / For thine is the kingdom and the 'Power and the glory foreVer / Amen Rachel Moodie 1764 //
Predominant Motif: 4 alphabets: missing the J, q not Q. Simple stitched rows. Large motif of potted flowers. Below this is the Lord's prayer. Simple border all 4 sides.
History of Owner: Gift of Mrs. F.F. Thompson, 1913
Published in american samplers by bolton & COE, 1921No Verse #509 Page 318. 1738