Makers / Maker's Age: Hamilton, Louisa
Date Made: 1830
Origin: Allentown, PA US
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Stitches: Cross, Stem, Satin,
Embroidery Thread: Silk
Foundation Cloth: Linen
Dimensions: 20 3/4"w x 20 3/4" h
Inscriptions: Louisa Hamilton . Aged : 12 Year / (Below the house): Now in , my early , days / Teach , me . thy . will be . Know / O God, thy sanctifying (above): grace / Betimes . on me bestow / Allentown Pa . November 18th. 1830 //
Predominant Motif: At the center two story house with two chimneys set on a green lawn. A tree with a perched bird at the top and a collared dog on each side. Two eight pointed stars and two floral spray motifs. Wide grape vine border all four sides.
History of Owner: #1207 Gift of Robert L. Schaeffer, Phd.
Published in american samplers by bolton & COE, 1921No