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Sampler

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1843 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wool embroidered with silk

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.222-1920

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Sampler of wool embroidered with black, green, white and brown silks, showing a religious poem, flowers and the embroiderer's name inside a floral border.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1843 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Wool embroidered with silk

Marks and inscriptions

JESUS
At top of object, located within border of scrolling flowers.

Jesus permit thy gracious name to stand
As the first effort of an infant's hand.
And while her fingers o'er the canvas move
Engage her tender heart to seek thy love
With thy dear children let her have a part
And write thy name thyself upon her heart

Mary Jackson
1843

Dimensions

Length: 36 cm, Width: 31.3 cm

Descriptive line

embroidered, 1843, English; Coloured silks on wool, Mary Jackson

Materials

Wool; Silk

Techniques

Embroidering

Subjects depicted

Birds; Crowns; Flowers; Trees

Categories

Embroidery; Household objects; Children & Childhood; Christianity

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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