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Sampler

Object Number: 
1941.386
Date: 
1771
Medium: 
Linen, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 15 7/8 x 8 1/8 in. ( 40.3 x 20.6 cm )
Marks: 
embroidered: bottom, above motif: "Mary Green Her SamPLer Made In / This 14 Year oF Her AGe 1771"
Description: 
Vertical horizontal linen sampler stitched in various colors silk floss; geometric floral design across top, center and bottom, segregated rows of alphabets, numbers and mottoes, straight borders on all sides; stitches include cross, satin, eyelet, herringbone, chain and knots.
Bibliography: 
Denker, Ellen Paul. "Collector' legacies." The Magazine Antiques 167 (2005): 176-180.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group