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Makers / Maker's Age: D., A F
Date Made: 1793
Origin: Carlisle, PA US
School / Teacher:
Stitches: Cross
Embroidery Thread: Linen
Foundation Cloth: Linen
Dimensions: 17"w x 14" h
Owner: Private collector
Inscriptions: A F D //
Predominant Motif: 3 upper case alphabets: no J. The U and V are transposed. Numbers 1-9. Simple stitched lines. Initials and date in center with crown motif. Middle of sampler has many individual motifs: horse, chair, flowers, crowns, animals, birds. Top of sampler has an alphabet to S done downside up. Sampler is unfinished.
History of Owner: Inherited
Published in american samplers by bolton & COE, 1921No