Mary Patton 1803

$645.00

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Description

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″