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Embroidered Sampler

Maker:
Evelina Hull (born ca. 1796)
Date:
1806
Geography:
Made in Charlestown, Massachusetts, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silk on linen, embroidered
Dimensions:
16 3/8 x 16 3/8 in. (41.6 x 41.6 cm)
Classification:
Textiles
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Joshua Marsden Van Cott, 1939
Accession Number:
39.126.2
Not on view
Inscription: inscribed at top: [alphabet ]; in center: Let virtue heavenly maid your steps attend/ Through lifes perplexing scenes your constant friend/ While smiling hope will gently point the way/ And smooth the path which leads to endless day; at bottom signed: Evelina Hull / AEt. 10 Years Old
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