Sampler

Medium: silk embroidery on linen foundation Technique: embroidered in cross, running, satin, and chain stitches on a plain weave foundation | 1786

Susanna Hope Spilsby

Square of darning, a verse from Deuteronomy 32:29, and isolated domestic motifs. Signed "July the 16th 1786, B44th 81473 a teacher in Halton Susanna Hope Spilsby wrought this sample aged 11 years." Pencil drawing of a head at top center.

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