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EH May I Guvern My Passions... sampler
  • Elizabeth King
    born 1950
    active: United States
  • EH May I Guvern My Passions... sampler, 1836
  • Where object was made: United States
  • silk thread on linen
  • Paper Type: cross, eyelet
  • Object Height/Width: 43.18 x 43.18 cm
    Object Height/Width: 17 x 17 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.0966
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Description
Inscriptions/Signature
Literature

Sampler with lines of text surrounded by a border. There are two uppercase, one lowercase, and one script alphabets and the numerals zero through nine in bands at the top. The bottom third contains lines of inscription (identified as didactic verse, family names, and initials). There is a stylized strawberry vine border on all four sides. Colors include blues, browns, green, pink, white and yellow on cream.