Sally Morse circa 1790

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Origin and date: Searsport, Maine, circa 1790
Rated: Beginning
Linen count and finished size: 30 count, 5″x7″
Stitches: Cross, counted thread satin
Source: Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, Pennsylvania

SKU: samp-72 Category: Tags: ,


This sampler comes from Searsport, Maine, and is typical of so many small American marking samplers that have survived. Made of sturdy unbleached homespun linen and stitched with vegetable-dyed silk, a stylized three-sided strawberry border surrounds alphabets, numerals and an inscription, over a more ambitious floral motif.

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