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See How the Lilies Flourish White... sampler
  • Alice H. Perry
    1797–?
    active: United States
  • See How the Lilies Flourish White... sampler, 1807
  • Where object was made: United States
  • silk thread on linen, embroidering
  • Paper Type: cross, satin
  • Object Height/Width: 19.75 x 17 cm
    Object Height/Width: 7 3/4 x 6 11/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6814
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Sampler with animals, flowers, and an inscription. There is a rectangle in the center with an inscription on the top. Below there is a scene with flowers and birds (ravens) and a band of geometric motif. In the middle is another inscription, above two flowers (stylized roses), trees, birds, and small black animals (dogs). There is a border around this rectangle with a triangular (sawtooth) motif. On the left, top and bottom is a zigzag border with a green vine and white flowers. There is a third inscription along the bottom. Colors include cream, green, turquoise, and rust on cream.