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Great God Whose Wonderous Works Decree... sampler
  • Hanna Hawthorn
    active: England, United Kingdom
  • Great God Whose Wonderous Works Decree... sampler, 1809
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • wool thread on linen, embroidering
  • Paper Type: cross, satin, tent; drawn work border
  • Object Height/Width: 48.26 x 64.77 cm
    Object Height/Width: 19 x 25 1/2 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.0957
Label Text

Sampler with cross, satin, and tent stitches with a drawn work border in blue, brown, ochre, olive, pink, red on tan. It depicts a large building in the top center (identified as a steam engine) with a red brick chimney flanked by two smaller sets of three buildings. There are floral motifs and animals (horses) from the top center to the center left and an inscription/lettering in the top left corner. There is a foliate border around the four edges with red flowers/fruit.