Sampler (embroidery)

Object number
68.2.1
Creator
Waite, Sarah
Date
1836
Description
Long format, framed, three alphabet sequences, one number sequence, one border on top. House with flowers and birds in center. Signature, flowers and animal figure, one verse. Verse reads, "To Him Who Gave My Every Power Those Powers My I Devote And Early Dedicate To Him Each Action Word And Thought". Signature reads "By/Sarah Waite In/The 10th Year Of/Her Age 1836". Stitches used: cross, chain, satin. Probably made in Newport, RI. SIlk thread on linen.
Credit Line
Given in memory of Mrs. Pascal H. Stedman and Mr. Howland Sherman Stedman
Object Type
samplers (embroidery)
Related People & Organizations
Waite, Sarah (associated)
Manchester, Ellen (associated)