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Makers / Maker's Age: Meserve, Abigail
Date Made: ca. 1800
Origin: Dover, NH US
School / Teacher:
Stitches: Cross, Satin, Chain, Eyelet
Embroidery Thread: Silk
Foundation Cloth: Linen
Dimensions: 30.5 cmw x 41 cm h
Owner: Private collector
Inscriptions: Abi / gail : Meserve : is : my : Name / I ; Was : Born : May : The : 3 / 1 7 9 0 Wh / at : Right : And : Good : Now : / shew : Me : Lord : yAnd : Lea / d : Me : to / : Thy : Grace : And / Word : (At the bottom): SarA : M : Was BOrn April April 27 / 1762 : Paul : M : Was " Born : Jul : / Y 26 : 1783 : S : M : Born : F : 27:177 / 6 : Nancy: M. Born . Nov . 19 . 1778 . Paul . M. Born Se / pt:19 1781 . C. M. Born . April . 20 . 1784 . Jane . Perry (teacher perhaps?) //
Predominant Motif: 2 alphabets: both missing J, both with ampersands. Various wide and narrow cross bands. Single cross stitch border all four sides.
History of Owner: Purchased
Published in american samplers by bolton & COE, 1921No