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Makers / Maker's Age: Johnson, Joseph Clement (age 11) (male)
Date Made: 1840
Origin: Unknown
School / Teacher:
Stitches: Cross
Embroidery Thread: Wool
Foundation Cloth: Linen
Dimensions: 16 1/2"w x 16 1/2" h
Owner: Virginia Goodwin-Gray
Inscriptions: (Beneath the cross): ADAM AND EVE / (Across the bottom): Joseph Clement Johnson Age 11 1840 //
Predominant Motif: Adam & Eve beneath the Tree of Knowledge. Eight pointed stars, birds, flowers in baskets and urns, and on single stems, a deer. Acorn border all four sides.
History of Owner: Inherited
Published in american samplers by bolton & COE, 1921No