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Makers / Maker's Age: Badger, Ann Marie (age 10)
Date Made: 1828
Origin: Kittery, ME (?) US
School / Teacher:
Stitches: Cross
Embroidery Thread: Cotton or Silk
Foundation Cloth: Linen
Dimensions: 17 1/2"w x 25 1/2" h
Owner: Private collector
Inscriptions: Mr. Samuel Badger married to / Miss Apphia M. Fernald July 19 1817 / Births / Ann M Badger born June 29 1818 / Frances E Badger born March 20 1820 / Samuel A Badger born August 5 1822 / George W Badger born March 19 1825 / Apphia A Badger born august 11 1826 / / / Wrought by Ann Marie Badger Aged 10 August 9 1828 //
Predominant Motif: 4 alphabets. Upper case q not Q. Numbers 1-12. Each row separated by a simple cross bands. Lower half of sampler has two columns and an arch with the family record listed beneath. A basket of flowers and a tree adorn each side with a geometric pattern across the bottom. Strawberry border all 4 sides.
History of Owner: Inherited
Published in american samplers by bolton & COE, 1921No