Large vase of flowers with verse above and inscription below, surrounded on three sides with a border of roses set in octagonal frames. The verse reads: The maid who led by wisdom's guiding handSeek's virtue's temple and her law reveresShe She alone in honours dome shall standCrownd with Rewards and rais'd above her peersRe cording annals shall preserve her nameAnd give her virtues immortal fameAnd the inscription: Done by Harriet Bradbury August 17 1786


  • Title: Sampler
  • Creator: Harriet Bradbury, American
  • Date Created: 1786
  • Physical Dimensions: w380 x h490 cm
  • Type: Sampler
  • Rights: Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe
  • Medium: Medium: silk embroidery on linen foundation Technique: embroidered in cross, satin and stem stitches on plain weave foundation
  • Provenance: ex. coll. Mrs. Henry E. Coe (Eva Johnston Coe)
  • Inscribed: Done by Harriet Bradbury August 17 1786
  • Exhibitions: "Gardens of Delight" June 15 - Sept. 6 1981
  • Dimensions: H x W: 49 x 38 cm (19 5/16 x 14 15/16 in.)

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