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Makers / Maker's Age: Tillinghast, Mary
Date Made: 1796
Origin: Providence, RI US
School / Teacher: Balch School, Providence, RI
Stitches: Tent, Cross, Gobelin
Embroidery Thread: Silk
Foundation Cloth: Linen
Dimensions: 181/2"w x 18" h
Owner: NSCDA Hopkins House, Providence, RI www.nscda.org
Inscriptions: Mary Tillinghast 1795 / My Brother Alin (?) B......? Tillinghast depart / ed this life March 20 Aged 7 / (note: verse below cannot be deciphed). //
Predominant Motif: The First Baptist Meeting House in Providence, RI is at the center of this sampler. Two pine trees and a weeping willow on both sides. Four flying birds. Four large columns. Vine with flowers up both sides.
History of Owner: Gift of Barbara B. Johnson
Published in american samplers by bolton & COE, 1921No