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Sampler

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The border consists of points turning in. Across the tops are alphabets in three types of letters and "Charlotte Green's Sampler. Aged 8 y-". Then the following verse, flanked by trees: "Jesus permit thy gracious name to stand. As the first effort of an infant's hand And white her fingers...

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Provenance

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph A. Ropes to MFA, 1918

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph A. Ropes

American, 1814

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

42 x 31.1 cm (16 9/16 x 12 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

18.10

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles