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Catalog Number DEC.063
Title Let Virtue Be A Guide To Thee
Artist Feke, Sarah
Date 1762, 11 May
Description Long format, three alphabet sequences, one number sequence two verses. Birds and flower done in embroidery stitches on top, flowers in center, signature and flowers on bottom. In frame. Verse on back. (Newport Historical Society, Nov. 1980)

Object Name Sampler
Medium Needlepoint
Material Silk Thread, Linen, Wood, Glass
Dimensions H-12 W-7 inches
Credit line Gift of Miss Ellen Townsend
Provenance n.d.
Signed Name Sarah Feke
Signed Name Location Bottom of Sampler
Inscription Type Paper Tag
Inscription Technique Pen and Ink
Inscription Location On back of Frame
Inscriptions and Marks The Rhode Island Historical Society....
Let Virtue Be A Guide to Thee
November 6, 1983 to January 22, 1984
Sarah Feke, about 13 years old
Sampler, Newport, 1762
Silk on Linen
Newport Historical Society
Cat. No. 23
Collection Decorative Arts
People Townsend, Ellen
Feke, Sarah