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Makers / Maker's Age: Chaffe, Anna (age 12)
Date Made: 1823
Origin: Westmoreland, NH US
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Stitches: Satin, Cross, Chain
Embroidery Thread: Silk
Foundation Cloth: Linen
Dimensions: 43 cm.w x 43 cm. h
Owner: Private collector
Inscriptions: Family Record / Names. Births. Mar__gs. D _ s. / Amasa Chaffe March. 30. 1786 . Jan. 15 / Anna Adams Feb. 2. 1786. 1811. Mch. 13 / 1813 / Anna L. Chaffe Sept. 26. 1811. / Constant Chaffe Oct. 18. 1813 July 19 / 1815 / Amasa Chaffe May 26 / Huldah Britton July. 1. 1782 . Mary 26 / 1817 / Man springs up like a flower, flourishes be- / neath the sun of prosperity. But death comes, / snaps the brittle stem of life; and where is he? / We seek him but find him not. (In a double circle leaf cartouche): Anna L. Chaffee //
Predominant Motif: A family record listed between two columns with a small leaf arch above. An inner meandering rose and yellow daisy border with a saw tooth outer border.
History of Owner: Purchased
Published in american samplers by bolton & COE, 1921No