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Be Zealous To E[ternity]... sampler
  • Elizabeth Wicks
    active: United States
  • Be Zealous To E[ternity]... sampler, circa 1800
  • Where object was made: United States
  • silk thread on linen on wool, embroidering
  • Paper Type: cross, satin, stem
  • Object Height/Width: 32.38 x 33.02 cm
    Object Height/Width: 12 3/4 x 13 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6809
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Sampler with flowers, birds, and inscriptions. There is a larger freehand basket of flowers in the center, with inscriptions above and below. There are two trees (identified as Trees of Life), flower baskets, and perched birds to either side. There is a border on all four sides with pink and blue square-shaped flowers. Colors include browns, greens, pink, purple, red, and yellow on cream.