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Family Record Sampler

Maker:
Emma H. Flint (born 1814)
Date:
1827
Geography:
Made in Ashburnham, Massachusetts, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Embroidered silk on linen
Dimensions:
16 1/4 x 17 in. (41.3 x 43.2 cm)
Classification:
Textiles
Credit Line:
Gift of Virginia F. Thors, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.463.1
Not on view
Inscription: Family Record/ mr. Thomas Hobart born in Hingham August 14 1761/ mrs. Emma Wilder his wife in Hingham August 3 1793/ Emma H. Flint born in Ashburnham March 11 1814/ The births of this our family/ I've wrought with careful hand./ May not the dreaded hour be nigh/ That breaks our social band./ But when the day of life is past/ The little hour that's given/ May we all but meet at last/ A family in Heaven./ Wrought by Emma H. Flint Ashburnham October 4 1827
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