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Makers / Maker's Age: Wildman, Alice
Date Made: 1830-1850
Origin: PA (?) US
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Stitches: Cross
Embroidery Thread: Wool
Foundation Cloth: Linen
Dimensions: 15 1/2"w x 15 1/2" h
Owner: Phillips Museum, Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA www.fandm.edu/phillips-museum
Inscriptions: (At the top): Alice Wildmans Work //
Predominant Motif: Adam and Eve stand beneath the Tree of Knowledge, two large red breasted birds and one white bird perched at the top. A smaller tree and a small dog on each side. Two large butterflies, two flowers. Reversing arcaded honeysuckle border all four sides.
History of Owner: #48 Bequest of Serena North Hutchinson Estate
Published in american samplers by bolton & COE, 1921No