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Sampler: "Adaline Bassett"
Sampler: "Adaline Bassett"
Date:
1833
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Silk Embroidery On Linen
Dimensions:
41.9 x 41.9 cm (16 1/2 x 16 1/2 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Accession Number:
44534
Acquisition Date:
1918-09-13
Credit Line:

Gift of Mrs. Annie Wightman

Exhibition History:

American Samplers 1793-1833, 1984
English-American Samplers, 1995

cross stitch alphabets & numbers with verse
"Adaline Bassett agd 8 yrs. 1 mo / Brooklyn Feb 15 1833 / Childhood / When youths soft season shall be oer / And scenes of childhood charm no more / My riper years with joy shall see / This proof of infant industry / As memory oer this task shall wake / And retrospective pleasure take / How shall I but wish in vain / To enjoy youths careless hours again"

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