Zilpah Wadsworth sampler, Portland, 1786
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Embroidered onto this sampler are "Zilpah Wadsworth/her Sampler aged 8" and "1786", "Remember now thy Creator/in the days of thy youth." Zilpah was the mother of noted poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
- Title: Zilpah Wadsworth sampler, Portland, 1786
- Creator: Wadsworth, Zilpah
- Creation Date: 1786
- Subject Date: 1786
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: linen, silk; photo transparency
- Dimensions (cm): 26 x 20
- Local Code: A85-353
- Object Type: Physical Object
For more information about this item, contact:
Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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