Sampler (embroidery)

Object number
01.203
Creator
Hoockey, Hannah
Date
1728
Description
Long thin, one alphabet sequence, many nice borders, verse is difficult to understand, done all in cross stitch. Verse reads, "Run thou/Christ's race/be sw/ift like to the sun/have not thy work/to do when time is done May the 9." Signed: "Hannah/Hoockey her sampl/er made in the seve/nth year of my/age 1728." Sampler made in Newport, RI, silk thread on linen. Sampler is currently framed.
Object Type
samplers (embroidery)
Related People & Organizations
Hoockey, Hanna (associated)