HANNAH BREED 1756

Hannag Breed

This American band sampler was originally worked in Lynn, Massachusetts. Hannah Breed is mentioned in Bolton and Coe's authoritative book American Samplers. Rows of lettering are intermixed with a row of sheep and cows, a verse, and floral bands. The verse says:

Hannah Breed is my name
New England is my station
Lynn is my dwelling place
and Christ is my salvation
Ages 9

Origin and date: Lynn, Massachusetts, 1756
Rated: Intermediate
Linen count and finished size: 25 count, 10"x22"
Stitches: Cross, eyelet, satin, long arm cross, herringbone, queen, lazy daisy, straight, Florentine
Source: Private collection

Kit with cotton floss: $44.00
Kit with silk floss: $77.00
Graph only: $7.00

 
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