Really wonderful Adam And Eve sampler made by Phebe Miles, dated 1799.
Adam & Eve under the apple tree with the snake looking on as she hands him the apple!
In the upper scene is a shepherd with shepherd's crook, sheep dog and flock.
Silk on very fine linen ground.
(Note in the last photo I've moved the verse around so it's easier to read)
- Origin English
- Circa Late 18th c.
- Height 20 in
- Width 16 1/2 in
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