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Makers / Maker's Age: Lensi, Tirisa
Date Made: 1800-1810
Origin: Unknown
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Foundation Cloth: Linen
Dimensions: 20 1/2"w x 15 1/2" h
Owner: NSCDA Mount Clare, Baltimore, MD
Inscriptions: T I R I S A L E N S I
Predominant Motif: 1 alphabet: uppercase script with ampersand, missing the J and W. Numbers 1-5 on L 7-10 on R. At center bottom a large stag on a small lawn with flowers dominate the lower portion of the sampler. A basket of flowers and a tree on both sides. Between the alphabet at the top and the stag is a large band of floral sprays and vines. Double border of small flowers all 4 sides and across the upper quarter of the sampler between the alphabet and the floral sprays.
History of Owner: Gift of Miss Helen Carey
Published in american samplers by bolton & COE, 1921No