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A SILK ON LINEN NEEDLEWORK SAMPLER
A SILK ON LINEN NEEDLEWORK SAMPLER

WROUGHT BY ELIZABETH ELAND, DATED 1849, NEW ENGLAND

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A SILK ON LINEN NEEDLEWORK SAMPLER Wrought by Elizabeth Eland, dated 1849, New England Worked in red, green, black, blue, cream, pink, and purple with a meandering vine centering the inscription For God so loved the world that he gave his only Begotten Son that whosoever believeth in him Should not perish but I have everlasting life John 3:16 above the date 1849 and a brick house surrounded by birds and foliage, all over Elizabeth Eland. Aged 12 years flanked by dogs 14½in.x12¾in. sight
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