19th century school girl needlework silk and cotton on linen sampler, possibly Southern, with stylized floral and vine border, alphabet, phrase: "Let virtue be my greatest care/And study my delight…/ with landscape design on lower half. Name is partially illegible. Sight: 16-1/2" square, Frame: 21-1/2" square. Older wooden frame. Provenance: Private Knoxville, TN estate. Condition: Areas later enhanced with ink. Wrinkled and scattered staining.
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