Sampler (How Blest the Maid). 1992. Hand embroidery on linen. 21 3/4 x 21 7/8 in. (55.2 x 55.6 cm)


How blest the Maid
whom circling years improve
Her Art the object of her warmest love
Whole hours successive as they glide
The Book the Needle and the Pen divide

Elaine Reichek New York City 1992