Elizabeth Raysor 1834
Origin and date: Pennsylvania German, 1834
Linen count/finished size: 35 count, 11″x10″
Stitches: Cross stitch
Source: Private collection
A Pennsylvania German sampler that may not be, strictly speaking, a miniature, but is nonetheless small for its type. Typical Pennsylvania German folk culture motifs – birds, trees, hearts, flowers, crowns and stars – adorn it.