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Maker(s):Lightfoot, Isabella
Culture:American
Title:Embroidered Picture: Prudence
Date Made:n.d.
Type:Textile
Materials:linen embroidered with cotton thread in cross and satin stitch
Place Made:United States
Measurements:11 1/2 x 10 1/2 in.; 29.21 x 26.67 cm
Accession Number:  SC 1968.30.212
Credit Line:Gift of Caroline Roberta Wing, class of 1896
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Description:
woman in white standing in flat landscape with large tree to her left, small one to her right and four smaller trees across back, three clouds in the sky, PRUDENCE embroidered beneath all surrounded by stylized vine

Label Text:
This sampler was worked by Isabella Lightfoot as a companion to the sampler "Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden" also in the museum's collection.

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