Framed needlework sampler. Faded, remaining colors are: blue, green, purple, yellow, orange, black and white. Upper portion of sampler is the alphabet and numbers followed by a section of stylized flowers followed by the saying: 'The Loss Of A Father Is Much. The Loss Of A Mother Is More. The Loss Of Christ Is Such A Loss No Man Can Restore'. The saying is followed by a section of flowers and birds, then another saying: 'This Needlework Of Mine Can Tell When A Child I Learned Well, And By My Parents I Was Taught Not To Spend My Time For Naught. Content Brayton Aged 12, April 10th 1770 NS.' At the bottom of the sampler are flowers and berries.
Credit LineGift of the Estate of Pamela W. Mitchell
Object Typesamplers (embroidery)
Related People & OrganizationsBrayton, Content (associated)
Mitchell, Pamela W. (associated)