Sampler (embroidery)

Object number
01.138
Creator
Gates, Elizabeth
Date
1817
Description
One alphabet sequence, one number sequence, federal-style stitches: cross, one eylet stitch. Made in Newport, RI Verse reads, "Elizabeth Gates was born February the 16 1809 and made this in the ninth year of her age 1817. Omay I rejoice in the lord in my youth and let my soul take hold to truth."
Object Type
samplers (embroidery)
Related People & Organizations
Gates, Elizabeth (associated)