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Makers / Maker's Age: Sessions, Lydia
Date Made: 1815
Origin: England
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Stitches: Cross, Stem,
Embroidery Thread: Silk
Foundation Cloth: Linen
Dimensions: 25 1/2"w x 28 11/4" h
Owner: Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO www.slam.org
Inscriptions: (In a leaf cartouche at the bottom): EUROPE / worked by / LYDIA SESSIONS / 1815. //
Predominant Motif: A map sampler of Europe from The British Isles to Norway and Sweden, to Russia, Hungary, Turkey, including the Mediterranean Sea and the northern part of Africa. (note: quite an accomplished map!).
History of Owner: #13:2011
Published in american samplers by bolton & COE, 1921No