A silk thread on linen sampler by Ellen Adams, aged 9 years, 1801 with a field of hearts, flower pots, baskets of flowers, birds, deer, and a poem.
Having a central poem entitled The Fading Rose flanked by stepped columns. Mounted in a narrow wood frame measuring 18 3/4 inches high by 13 3/4 inches wide.
Vibrant color and losses to linen at top and bottom beyond the design. Minor holes in linen within the poem.