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Makers / Maker's Age: Zug family member
Date Made: ca. 1800
Origin: PA, US
School / Teacher:
Stitches: Cross,
Embroidery Thread: Silk
Foundation Cloth: Linen
Dimensions: 19 1/4"w x 17 1/4" h
Owner: Phillips Museum, Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA
Inscriptions: This work of mine my friends may have / Whien I am in my silent greav / Look on this work and then you see / How kind my Parents weare to me / CZ MZ * JK AK * HZ CZ * EZ * jz * MZ * AZ * CZ * EZ / C Z SZ * NZ //
Predominant Motif: In the center of this sampler are two large roses on stems with leaves and rosebuds. These are surrounded by various Quaker style motifs including hearts, facing birds, dogs, two peacocks, various flowers, a chicken, a crown atop a heart, etc. Arcaded strawberry border across the bottom and up both sides, a flower and leaf border across the top.
History of Owner: #2480 Bequest of Serena Mayer North Hutchinson Estate
Published in american samplers by bolton & COE, 1921No