An Engaging Georgian Adam and Eve Sampler by Ann Cook

With Naive Figures, Birds, Animals and Insects
Embroidered Coloured Silk Threads on Linen
English, Dated "1769"

18.25" high x 16.5" wide (framed)

Embroidered with the words "taste not" flanking the tree of knowledge, beneath the motto: 
"Have not Eve and Adam taught us
Their sad Profit to compute
To What dismal State they brought us
When they stole forbidden Fruit"

Literature: The Feller Needlework Collection, Illustrated and discussed on Page 136

Ref: 10312

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