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Sampler

Date:
1805
Culture:
British
Medium:
Silk on wool canvas
Dimensions:
H. 15 3/8 x W. 13 1/4 inches (39.1 x 33.7 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Embroidered
Credit Line:
Gift of Livingston Parsons and Katharine de B. Parsons, 1941
Accession Number:
41.27.5
Not on view
Signature: Lucy Wood/ Fletching Sussx/ Aged 10 years/ Dec the 4/ 1805

Inscription: ON EASTER DAY/If angels sung a saviours Birth On that auspicious Morn/Then let us imitate their Mirth Now he again is born/Himself he humbled to the Grave Made Flesh like us to shew/That we as certainly shall have a Resurrection to.
Frances Walker Parsons ; Katharine de B. Parsons ; and Livingston Parsons (until 1941; to MMA)
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