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Makers / Maker's Age: Abbot, Sally (age 11)
Date Made: 1809
Origin: New England US
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Stitches: Cross, Eyelet, Stem, Satin.
Embroidery Thread: Linen
Foundation Cloth: Linen
Dimensions: 14 1/2"w x 13 " h
Owner: Private collector
Inscriptions: Sally * Abbot * aged 11 * Born / February * 24 * In * The * Year * / 1798 / c f k s v s r m
Predominant Motif: 3 alphabets: all uppercase, one script: each with 26 letters and several scattered practice letters. One ampersand. Numbers 1-9. Various stitched lines. Across the top a centered basket of flowers with facing lions on both sides, small flowers, trees and birds. Reversing arcaded carnation border on both sides, saw tooth border across the bottom. //
History of Owner: Purchased at Northeast auction in 2002
Published in american samplers by bolton & COE, 1921No