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Sampler: Lord's Prayer
Sampler: Lord's Prayer
Maker:
Date:
early 19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Silk Embroidery On Wool
Dimensions:
39.4 x 34.3 cm (15 1/2 x 13 1/2 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1985.23.54
Acquisition Date:
1985-05-01
Credit Line:

Gift of Mrs. Myron Goldsmith in memory of Katherine Simon

Exhibition History:

The Sentiment of Samplers:17th-19th Century, Legion of Honor, 1985-6
English-American Samplers, de Young Museum, 1995

Vine border with small buds. Various flowers, trees, potted plants and geometric designs outside an octagon. The octagon contains three separate quotes; Lord's Prayer, an excerpt from the Bible (the third chapter of John, third verse) and "Honour Thy Father and Thy Mother/that thy Days may be long in the/:and which the Lord thy/God giveth thee." Below the octagon, inscribed: Mary Loyd her work..finished on the 3rd of April (no year).