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Sampler

Date:
1811
Culture:
British
Medium:
Silk on linen canvas
Dimensions:
H. 16 1/2 x W. 16 3/8 inches (41.9 x 41.6 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Embroidered
Credit Line:
From the Collection of Mrs. Lathrop Colgate Harper, Bequest of Mabel Herbert Harper, 1957
Accession Number:
57.122.342
Not on view
Signature: Wrought by Mary W Withington Aged 11/A D 1811

Inscription: Alphabets and numerals;
The education forms the tender mind/ Just as the twig is bent the tree inclin'd
Mrs. Lathrop Colgate Harper , New York (until d. 1957; bequeathed to MMA)
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