Zilpah Wadsworth sampler, Portland, 1786

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

Description

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.

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About This Item

  • 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: 26 cm x 20 cm
  • Local Code: A85-353
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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