Sampler (England), late 17th century
This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Margaret Collier. It is dated late 17th century and we acquired it in 1970. Its medium is linen, silk and its technique is embroidered. It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was
Emily Coe Stowell.
It is credited
Bequest of Emily Coe Stowell from the Coe Collection.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 30.5 x 25 cm (12 in. x 9 13/16 in.)
It is signed
Signed: "Margaret Collier Aged Eight Years."
It is inscribed
"Children obey your parents in the Lord for this is right. "Do not your mind to any show/ Nor let your friend your/ Sorrow know/ For when your friend becomes your foo/ Then all the world your mind shall know."
Cite this object as
Sampler (England), late 17th century; Embroidered by Margaret Collier ; linen, silk; H x W: 30.5 x 25 cm (12 in. x 9 13/16 in.); Bequest of Emily Coe Stowell from the Coe Collection; 1970-28-23