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Victorian Rose Mary Frances Stidstone 1843

Victorian Rose Mary Frances Stidstone 1843

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$24.00
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$24.00

Authorized reproduction of the Mary Frances Stidstone sampler in the Whitman Collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Stitched on Zweigart 40 ct Summer Khaki with Needlepoint Inc silk. Stitches used are cross over one and two, Algerian eyelet, and satin.

Verse reads, “I read God’s name emblazoned high, With golden Letters in th’ illumined Sky, Nor less the mistic character I see, Wrought in each flower engraved on evry tree, In every leaf that trembles to the breeze, I hear the voice of God amonge the trees.”