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Object Name Sampler
Artist Martha Trevett
Date 1770
Place of Origin York, ME.
Description Cross stitch sampler on linen worked by Martha Trevett of York; top two rows alphabet partially obliterated on right edge; motto reads: HEALTH IS A DEW/DROP FROM HEAVEN/WHICH MONEY CANNOT BUY/THE LIFE OF LIFE THE/BODY PEACE AND PLE/ASANT HARMONY/ MARTHA TREVETT/BORN SEPTEMBER 27 17/50 FEBRUARY 13, 1770. Sampler worked with grey, black, blue, brown and beige thread; mounted on poster board.
Accession Number 1975.2518