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Makers / Maker's Age: Butcher, Sarah
Date Made: 1799
Origin: Unknown
School / Teacher:
Embroidery Thread: Silk
Foundation Cloth: Linen
Dimensions: 6"w x 14" h
Owner: NSCDA Van Cortlandt House, Riverdale, NY
Inscriptions: (In a rectangle at the bottom): Sarah Butcher J E / Her Work / / 1799 / / S B / / E H S A //
Predominant Motif: 3 alphabets: uppercase block missing J, with ampersand. Numbers 1-10. Geometric flower patterns across top and simple lines between each row. Several initials scattered randomly. Saw tooth border all 4 sides.
History of Owner: Gift of Mrs. F.F. Thompson
Published in american samplers by bolton & COE, 1921No