Sampler (Mary Queen of Scots). 1996. Hand embroidery on linen, 35.25 x 10.75 in. (89.5 x 27.3 cm)
My youth is gone, and yet I am but
I saw the world and yet I was not
My thread is cut, and yet it is not
And now I live and now my life is done.
In my end is my beginning.
—Mary Queen of Scots