A pretty school girl needlework sampler. This example is framed with a poem---- New England petit point sampler in silk on linen, by Susan Guy, aged 13 years, and dated 1848. With acorn and leaf border, two cats at bottom, birds and flowers surrounding the poem, which reads "Humility; Tis not beauty that we prize, like a summer flower it was, but humility will last, fair and sweet when beauty's past, and the Saviour from above, views the humble child with love". In (I believe) original mitered pumpkin pine frame, with gilt liner, under original glass, OS: 22" x 18 1/4", SS: 16 3/4" x 13", Overall good condition. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. Either email us or your are welcome to call at our store on Friday, or Saturday at 574-594-9100. We will help arrange shipping for you; our experience with large or small has been excellent. We do offer an easy layaway program. Usually just 20% down with the remaining term somewhat negotiable---we try to be very flexible on this. Just email to discuss layaway terms. We guarantee everything we sell to be authentic - no exceptions. We have been in business over 30 years and our reputation is without flaw. Contact us for further information about our store and our online catalog which has photos of all of our current inventory. We normally have additional photos in our catalog. Thanks for looking!
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