Sampler

Ann During, Gloucester, Sierra Leone, West Africa

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1843

Silk on wool

Overall: 9 3/4 × 13 in. (24.8 × 33 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Alvin and Mary Bert Gutman 1940 Acquisition Fund and the Olivia H. Parker and John O. Parker '58 Acquisition Fund

2021.40

Geography

Place Made: Sierra Leone, Africa

Period

19th century

Object Name

Textile: Sampler

Research Area

Africa

Decorative Arts

Not on view

Inscriptions

Jesus permit thy sacred name to stand / As the faint effort of a youthful and / And while her finger over the canvas move / engage her tender heart to seek thy love / With thy dear children let her hanve a part / And write they name thyself upon her heart / Ann During / Gloucester / Sierra Leone / West Africa /1843

Course History

HIST 5.08/AAAS 19, Africa and the World, Naaborko Sackeyfio-Lenoch, Summer 2022

HIST 5.08/AAAS 19, Africa and the World, Naaborko Sackeyfio-Lenoch, Summer 2022

HIST 5.08/AAAS 19, Africa and the World, Naaborko Sackeyfio-Lenoch, Summer 2022

HIST 5.14, Americas: Invasion to Independence, Paul Musselwhite and Ernesto Mercadeo-Montero, Fall 2022

Writing Program 5.01, Experience and Education: Students, Teachers, Institutions, and the Power of Learning, Francine A'Ness, Winter 2023

History 90.14, The Global British Empire, Tiraana Bains, Winter 2023

History 90.14, The Global British Empire, Tiraana Bains, Winter 2023

Art History 20.04, Faith and Empire, Beth Mattison, Spring 2023

Writing 5.01, Experience and Education: Students, Teachers, Institutions and the Power of Learning, Francine A'Ness, Fall 2023

History 5.14, Americas: From Invasion to Independence, Ernesto Mercado-Montero and Paul Musselwhite, Fall 2023

Provenance

M. Finkel and Daughter, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; sold to present collection, 2021.

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