Ruth Crandon circa 1800
Origin and date: Barton, Vermont, circa 1800
Linen count/finished size: 30 count, 18-1/2″x14″
Stitches: Cross, eyelet, satin
Source: Private collection
A sampler made in Barton, Vermont – A very unusual symmetrical multifloral medallioned border surrounds the alphabetic and numeric sequences in the central reserve of this New England sampler. Three horizontal floral pattern bands enclose a short moralistic verse.