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Object Name Sampler
Artist Ann Eliza Damrell
Date 1825
Place of Origin Portsmouth, NH
Description Small cross-stitched sampler consisting of two rows uc alphabet A-P/Q-E in beige and aqua threads; one row numbers 1-14 in ecru thread; one row lc alphabet a-w in beige threads; three rows uc script alphabet A-J/K/Q/R-X in aqua and shades of beige threads; stitcher’s name and age in aqua; five rows of verse in ecru (difficult to read against ground) but begins with “The mind that would be hap/py must be great. Great in His/wishes--great in His surveys./ God ended.....?” Single rows of cross-stitch separate the alphabets; diamond pattern at bottom in aqua and beige
Accession Number 1973.94