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Makers / Maker's Age: Chaffe, Anna (age 12)
Date Made: 1824
Origin: Westmoreland, NH
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Stitches: Cross, Satin
Embroidery Thread: Silk
Foundation Cloth: Linen
Dimensions: 44.5 cm.w x 42.5 cm. h
Owner: Private collector
Inscriptions: A n n a C h a f f e e . a g e d 1 2 y e a r s. 1 8 2 4 //
Predominant Motif: 3 alphabets: uppercase script missing the U. Numbers 1-10. All done in a double saw tooth square with 5 motifs of flowers on stems, in an urn and in a basket. Arcaded flower (Lily of the valley?) inner border and a double saw tooth border on the outsides on all four sides.
History of Owner: Purchased
Published in american samplers by bolton & COE, 1921No