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Sampler

Date:
1754
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silk on linen
Dimensions:
H. 16 1/2 x W. 10 inches (41.9 x 25.4 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Embroidered
Credit Line:
From the Collection of Mrs. Lathrop Colgate Harper, Bequest of Mabel Herbert Harper, 1957
Accession Number:
57.122.577
Not on view
Signature: Anna Gardner Her Work Done In The/Twelve Year Of My Age October/1754

Inscription: THE LOOS OF A FATHER IS MUC/H THE LOOS OF A MOTHER IS MO/RE THE LOOS OF CHRIST IS SVCH/A LOOS NO MAN CAN RESTOR/
The Needle Works Of Mine Can Tell When/A Child I Larned Well and By My Parents/I Was Taught Not To Spend My Time For Nott/If All Mankind Would Live In/Mutual Love This Wold Wou/ld Much Resembel The Above.
Mrs. Lathrop Colgate Harper , New York (until d. 1957; bequeathed to MMA)
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