Makers / Maker's Age: Crane, Arlisle (1811) (age 8)
Date Made: 1820
Origin: Canton, MA US
School / Teacher:
Stitches: Cross, Satin, Chain, Stem, French knots.
Embroidery Thread: Wool
Foundation Cloth: Linen
Dimensions: 15 1/2"w x 16 1/2" h
Inscriptions: A Family Register. / Thomas Crane was born July 10th 1786 / Ruth Blackman was born November 26th 1789 / They were married July 17th, 1810 / Arlisle Crane was born August 4th, 1811 / Clarace Crane was born March 25th 1813 / Thomas Crane was born January 11h 1816 / John E. Crane was born October 24th 1820 / Amanda Crane was born August 19th 1822 //
Predominant Motif: 3 alphabets: each complete, two with an ampersand. Numbers 1-9. Simple stitched lines. Flowered vine on either side of the register of names. Bottom third of sampler is unfinished.
History of Owner: Inherited
Published in american samplers by bolton & COE, 1921No