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Makers / Maker's Age: R., B
Date Made: 1684
Origin: Germany
School / Teacher:
Stitches: Cross, Running, Frencch knot, Stem
Embroidery Thread: Silk
Foundation Cloth: Linen
Dimensions: 11 1/2"w x 14" h
Owner: NSCDA Hopkins House, Providence, RI www.nscda.org
Inscriptions: B R
Predominant Motif: 1 alphabet: no J or U. A wreath of flowers with the initials of maker in center. Various flower motifs. At bottom L is a large cross next to a ladder, and a rooster on a pedestal. On R are two houses with trees and birds. No border.
History of Owner: Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich
Published in american samplers by bolton & COE, 1921No