Makers / Maker's Age: Peele, Hannah
Date Made: 1804
School / Teacher:
Stitches: Satin, Cross, Chain, Eyelet, Hem, Buttonhole.
Embroidery Thread: Silk
Foundation Cloth: Linsey-Woolsey
Dimensions: 15 1/2"w x 21 1/4" h
Inscriptions: Hannah Peele's / Sampler 1804 //
Predominant Motif: 4 alphabets: uppercase block complete, lowercase ends at w, has both long and short S, uppercase script to W, no J or U and block no J ends with S. Numbers 1-10. All done in a rectangular box surrounded by meandering floral sprays of tulips, daffodils, and other flowers. Saw tooth border all 4 sides.
History of Owner:
Published in american samplers by bolton & COE, 1921No