Framed: 20 x 20 1/2 in. (50.8 x 52.1 cm)
Rectangular linen sampler worked in various colors of silk floss; eight lines of prose worked in cross stitch; one line with name worked in Queen's stitch; basket of flowers and tree motifs below; deep arcaded border with birds and floral motifs.
Gift of Pamela Daly Vose Estate
stitched: "Harriot Ward is my name New York is my Station Heaven I hope my Dwelling Place and Christ is my Salvation when I am dead and in my Grave and all my bones are rotten when this you see remember me that i am not forgotten"
stitched: "Harriot Ward was born Jan 2nd 1794 / Work'd this in 1799"
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