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A Verse... sampler
  • Ann Moore
    active: United States
  • A Verse... sampler, 1851
  • Where object was made: United States
  • silk thread on wool, embroidering
  • Paper Type: cross, petit point
  • Object Height/Width: 35.56 x 34.92 cm
    Object Height/Width: 14 x 13 3/4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.0968
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Description
Inscriptions/Signature
Literature

Sampler with inscriptions and abstract flora and fauna. There is an inscription (religious verse) above the middle center and another inscription along the bottom. On all sides of the top verse are geometric motifs including stylized flowers, trees, birds, deer, and dogs. On all four sides is an abstract grapevine border. Colors include: black, bronze, cream, greens, and red on cream.