Makers / Maker's Age: See below
Date Made: 1839
Origin: England ?
School / Teacher:
Embroidery Thread: Silk
Foundation Cloth: Linen
Dimensions: 26mw x 42.5 cm h
Inscriptions: The secret of the Lord is with them / that fear Him. Psalm. xxv.14 / Maria Paine Parker / Thy word is a lamp unto my feet / and a light unto my path. Ps.cxix.105 / Mary Stone Parker / The Lord hath done great things for / us whereof we are glad. Ps. cxxvi.3 / Mary Shepherd / He which soweth bountifully shall / reap also bountifully. 2 Cor.IX.6 / Sophia Tucker / Jesus Christ the same yesterday and / today and for ever . Heb . XIII . 8 // Susan Edmonds / Praying always for you. / (At the bottom): A / tribute of gratitude / from / Thursday the first class July 4th 1839 / to / Mrs Broughton //
Predominant Motif: Four bible quotations and good wishes done by four students at an unnamed school as a dedication to their teacher. Arcaded flower and leaf border all four sides.
History of Owner: Purchased
Published in american samplers by bolton & COE, 1921No