Needlework (visual work)
Wide floral border, two alphabet sequences, two number sequences. Blue house with tree and figures. Cross stitch is used solely. Verse reads, "Seize mortals seize the transient hour, improve each moment as it flies, life's a short summer man a flower, he does alas how soon he dies." Probably made in Newport, RI. Made with silk thread on linen. Framed.
Credit LineGift of Mrs. Alexander McGregor
Object Typeneedlework (visual works)
Related People & OrganizationsGoddard, Mary (associated)
McGregor, Alexander (associated)