“Mary Virginia Lafon Sampler – 1821” Leaflet
4” x 17” Design- Antique Reproduction from the Kentucky Historical Society
Colors – moss green, yellow, blue, ecru, celery, brown
Verse – “Mark my Mary how the roses Emulate thy damask cheek How the bud its sweet discloses Buds thy opening bespeak lilies are by plain direction Emblems of thy fairer mind But dear girl both flowers and beauty Blossom fade and die away Then pursue good sense and duty Evergreens which ne’er decay”
Sampler stitched on 27ct ivory linen or (18ct or 14ct ivory aida).
Leaflet includes full color picture and instructions.