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Textile (England), mid-18th century

This is a Textile. It is dated mid-18th century and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery, wool foundation and its technique is tent, cross, and back stitches on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe. It is credited Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe.

Its dimensions are

27.5 x 32 cm (10 13/16 x 12 5/8 in.)

It is inscribed

"SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF THOMAS SON OF ROBERT & PHOEBE WHARTON" "BORN NOVEM r 26 1730" "DYED JANUAR 25" "Sweet Innocent now freed from all Alarms of mundane Grief Virtuture envious Harms From Pain & Sin thyb Soul shall best remain With Companions be thy Angelick Trayn in vain thy Parents call in vain deplores Thay haste to meet the on those wished for Shores Greater Than Poets feign where blissful Peace With Joys unnumbered never never Ceace What tho oue Ashes should not mixed be We hope our Souls will wine there way to the"

Cite this object as

Textile (England), mid-18th century; silk embroidery, wool foundation; 27.5 x 32 cm (10 13/16 x 12 5/8 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-239

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