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Makers / Maker's Age: Uphams, Eveline (age 13)
Date Made: 1818
Origin: Brookfield, NC (?) US
School / Teacher:
Stitches: Cross.
Embroidery Thread:
Foundation Cloth: Linen
Dimensions: 15 1/2"w x 14" h
Owner: NSCDA Burgwin-Wright Museum House, Wilmington, NC
Inscriptions: (After alphabet #1): D I W V / (After the last alphabet): Eveline Uphams Sampler Wrought in / the 13th year of her age. Brookfield Aug, 1818 / Washington born Feb 22d 1732 and died Dec / 14th 1799 aged 68. (Note: The last two lines are in tribute to George Washington //
Predominant Motif: 3 alphabets across top: uppercase cursive, block and lower case. Numbers 1-8. Simple stitched lines. In the bottom a Georgian style house with 2 chimneys on R with a lawn in front. 4 small and 1 large trees, a bush, 2 birds, two hearts, a small and large basket of flowers. No border.
History of Owner:
Published in american samplers by bolton & COE, 1921No