Mary Patton 1803


An American band sampler stitched on homespun linen with silk threads, consisting of alphabets, numerals, inscription, and spot motifs within a three-sided floral border.

The inscription:

Mary Patton her sampler made in the 11 year of her age 1803

Ambitious stitches used in her sampler are cross, eyelet, Queen, counted satin, and bargello (flamestitch).  The sampler linen and stitching are in very good condition, but the silk colors have faded.  It has been conservation mounted with UV filtering glass and is ready to hang.

Sampler 8″ x 22″

Sampler with frame 9-1/2″ x 23-1/2″