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Then Why Sould I So Long Delay... sampler
  • Harriet Yeates
    active: United States
  • Then Why Sould I So Long Delay... sampler, 1813
  • Where object was made: United States
  • silk thread on linen, embroidering
  • Paper Type: cross
  • Object Height/Width: 43.18 x 34.92 cm
    Object Height/Width: 17 x 13 3/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6815

Sampler with an inscription, animals, and plants. There are four lines of inscription at the top with a zigzag border with strawberries underneath. There is a large tree in the center with two birds perched atop in the center. There are flowers and deer/stages to the right and left. At the bottom center is a stag with an inscription below. In the bottom left corner is a potted plant with a bird on top. In the bottom right corner is another plant with a bird on top. There is a border on all four sides made of “W” shapes with a cross in the center. Colors include black, cream, green, and pink on tan.