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Mary Ann Duffield


late 18th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Sampler, Mary Ann Duffield
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Surface Ornamentation (Do Not U | Wool and silk thread on wool plain weave
Size: 16 1/4 x 12 1/2 in. (41.28 x 31.75 cm)
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture: North America, United States
Style: 18th century
Inscriptions: Inscription; Label 'Blest soul that can say/Christ only I seek/wait for him alway/Be constant tho' weak/The Lord whom thou seekes/Will not tarry long/And to him the weakest/Is dear as the strong', in light red floss, at top; 'Mary Ann Duffield [?]/Aged 10 years/Why should I
Physical Description: framed sampler with brown, tan, red, green, blue and yellow embroidery; floral edging with house and foliage at bottom; birds, deer, a pair of angels and plants throughout
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Arnold Whitcomb Morse
Accession Number: 2000.103.3
Artist: Mary Ann Duffield
Role: Artist
Added to Site: February 28, 2009