Antique Sampler by S. S. HAYWARD aged 8 dated 1832
The warmest heart the brightest eye/ The cheek of fairest bloom/ Must in the vale of darkness lie/ And grace the
silent tomb/ To the memory of/ Jane E. Hayward/ who died on the/ 23rd of January/ 1832 Aged 4 Year/ S S Hayward/
Aged 8/ Year/ October 12/ 1832
A blend of sampler and memorial is depicted on this piece by S S Hayward whose sister died 10 months earlier.
Silk on linen; 16 ¼" x 15 ¾".
STEPHEN & CAROL HUBER
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