Framed: 19 1/2 x 18 in. (49.5 x 45.7 cm)
stitched: "Clarissa Ward Was born Oct 6th 1795"
stitched: "A comely sight indeed it is to see/ a world of blossoms on an apple tree/ Yet far more comely would this tree appear if all its dainty blooms young apples were"
stitched: "But how much more migh
Rectangular linen sampler worked in various colors of silk floss; alphabets and verse worked in cross and eyelet stitches, framing tree flanked by baskets of flowers; side borders with meandering floral vine; upper and lower borders arcaded with alternating bird and floral motifs.
Gift of Pamela Daly Vose Estate
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