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Makers / Maker's Age: Munroe, Caroline (age 12)
Date Made: early 1800's
Origin: US
School / Teacher:
Stitches: Cross, Eyelet,
Embroidery Thread: Silk
Foundation Cloth: Linen
Dimensions: 16 1/2"w x 11 1/2" h
Owner: Phillips Museum, Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA
Inscriptions: (At the bottom): While rosy cheeks their bloom confess / And youth thy bosom warms / Let virtue and let knowledge dress / Thy mind in brighter charms / Caroline Munroe aged 12 //
Predominant Motif: 4 alphabets and some extra letters. Various cross bands. At the bottom a plant motif on both L and R. Reversing arcaded strawberry border all four sides.
History of Owner: #3272 Bequest of Serena Mayer North Hutchinson Estate.
Published in american samplers by bolton & COE, 1921No Verse 162 Page 276 1808