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Gift of Mrs. Myron Goldsmith in memory of Katherine Simon
The Sentiment of Samplers:17th-19th Century, Legion of Honor, 1985-6
Study drawers, Textile Education Gallery, de Young Museum, October 2005 - September 2008
Three alphabets and numbers. Well laid out with unique framing around the verse. Per Joan Stevens(Smithsonian), the design is American style, but the shape and technique is English. Between two trees, and beneath a scene with dogs and pink flowers, is the inscription: "Learn to contemn all praise betimes for flattery is the nurse of crimes with early virtue plant thy breast the specious arts of vice detest. Charlotte Manby."