Rebecca Robinson 1821
Origin and date: Probably Pennsylvania, 1821
Linen count/finished size: 30 count, 16″x22″
Stitches: Cross stitch
Source: Private collection
An intensely stitched and well-planned sampler, this unusual piece probably originated in Pennsylvania. The allegorical figure hovering over the house could represent Liberty. The unconnected border of floating honeysuckle is unique, as well as the little pastoral vignettes in the lower register.