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Makers / Maker's Age: Whittington, Mary (age 12) (born 1798)
Date Made: 1810
Origin: MD US
School / Teacher:
Embroidery Thread: Silk
Foundation Cloth: Linen
Dimensions: 21 3/4"w x 15 3/4" h
Owner: NSCDA Mount Clare, Baltimore, MD
Inscriptions: Mary . Whittingtons . sampler / Worked in the year 1810 //
Predominant Motif: Sugar canes on two sides of the center. Cartouche of flowers tied with ribbons on both sides with name in center. 4 birds, many flowers and large strawberries. Grape vine border across the top and on both sides. Acorn border across the bottom.
History of Owner:
Published in american samplers by bolton & COE, 1921No