Sampler with Scenes from the Bible

1839

School sampler with scenes including Elijah fed by the ravens, the finding of Moses in the bulrushes, and the flight into Egypt. With decorative border and floral and bird motifs.

medium: silk on woollen canvas
technique: embroidery
size: 44 x 34.3 cm
artist: Margaret Morgan

National History Museum, St Fagans, Cardiff
37.106

From Pontypool, Torfaen.
For image see Gathering the Jewels. Ref: GTJ27453.





 

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Further reading

Christine Stevens, Samplers From the Welsh Folk Museum Collection (Llandysul: Gomer, 1991), p. 21.



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