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Framed long narrow wool sampler embroidered with silk. Verse at the top: "Jesus the only thought of thee with sweetness fills my breast but sweeter far it is to see and on thy beauty feast. No sound no harmony so can art or music frame no thoughts can reach no words can say. The sweets of thy...

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Provenance

Bequest of Miss Elizabeth M. Regan to MFA, 1945

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Elizabeth M. Regan

British, 1829

Object Place

Britain

Dimensions

52 x 30 cm (20 1/2 x 11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

45.710

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles