Harriot Boardman 1804

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19th Century American Samplers
Origin and date: Dover, Massachusetts, 1804
Rated: Intermediate
Linen count/finished size: 25 count, 11-1/4″x18-1/4″
Stitches: Cross, satin, eyelet, stem
Source: The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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Description

From Dover, Massachusetts, comes Harriot Boardman’s sampler, originally worked on a distinctive green linsey-woolsey found only on some North Shore samplers. A three-sided sawtooth border surrounds alphabet and numeral tests with geometric cross bands, two deer with curiously short legs, and a pot of springing daisies below.

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Kit Type

Silk Floss, Cotton Floss, Graph Only