Object Details

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Unknown, two verses, n.d.

Sampler Archive ID: SA000024
Maker: Unknown
Maker Birthplace: Unknown
Maker Age: Unknown
Place Made: Unknown
Year Made: Unknown
Decade Made: Unsure
Owner: Rhode Island Historical Society
Accession Number: 1840.1.6
Contributor: Rhode Island Historical Society


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Tall rectangle
Object Dimensions: 10.2 H x 7.62 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: 1
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: 1
Enclosures: None
Text types: , Verse
Text medium: Stitched
How vain are all 
things here below 
How false and 
yet how fair
Each pie as ure
hath its poison too
And every sweet
a snare
Improve ev'ry 
moment grow 
wise while you 
may for life is too 
short to trifle away
Motifs/Symbols:
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
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Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Brown
Thread Condition: Borders: Slight loss
Text: Slight loss
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross
Thread Count: Vertical:
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Birth Name: Unknown
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City: unknown
County: unknown
State: unknown
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