Sampler (embroidery)

Object number
Stevens, Mary Ann
May 23 1829
Long format, five alphabet sequences, two number sequences, one verse, mounting strings remain. Stitches used: cross and queen. Verse reads, "No radiant pearl which crested fortune wears no gem that twinkling hangs from beauty's ears nor the bright stars which nights blue arch adorn nor rising suns that gild the vernal morn shine with such lustre as the tear that breaks for other's wo down virtue's manly cheeks, Mary Ann Stevens, May 23, 1829."
Object Type
samplers (embroidery)
Related People & Organizations
Stevens, Mary Ann (associated)