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May Virtue O'er Your Steps Preside... sampler
  • Adeline E. Gobinson
    active: United States
  • May Virtue O'er Your Steps Preside... sampler, circa 1800
  • Where object was made: United States
  • silk thread on linen, embroidering
  • Paper Type: cross, satin
  • Object Height/Width: 41.91 x 44.45 cm
    Object Height/Width: 16 1/2 x 17 1/2 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.0955

Sampler with an inscription and a floral border. There is a rectangle with blocks of inscription separated by floral motifs and geometric bands. The second set of four lines is identified as an acrostic poem. There is a freehand floral (rose or thistle) border on the left, right, and top of the rectangle. Colors include cream, green, and peach on cream.