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Makers / Maker's Age: Beaubien, Alice M.A. (age 12)
Date Made: 1851
Origin: Dubuque, IA US
School / Teacher: St. Mary's Academy, Dubuque, IA
Stitches: Cross, Diamond, Basketweave, Needlepoint, Star, Block, Flame
Embroidery Thread: Silk
Foundation Cloth: Linen
Dimensions: 26"w x 27 1/2" h
Owner: NSCDA Clarke House Museum, Chicago, IL
Inscriptions: Worked by Alice M. A. Beaubien at / St. Mary's Academy School Dubuque Decr 8th, '51 //
Predominant Motif: 9 alphabets: not all complete. Numbers 1-10. Various cross bands. On both sides at the bottom a small table with an urn with a cross. In the center a chapel in a wooded scene. Flower and vine border across top and down both sides. Small border across the bottom. Done at St. Mary's Academy School.
History of Owner:
Published in american samplers by bolton & COE, 1921No