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Makers / Maker's Age: Taylor, Alice (age 15)
Date Made: 1805
Origin: Providence, RI US
School / Teacher: Miss Polly Balch's School, Providence, RI
Stitches: Satin, Stem,
Embroidery Thread: Silk
Foundation Cloth: Linen
Dimensions: 24"w x 25" h
Owner: Private collector
Inscriptions: (Painted on the bottom of the glass): Wrought by Alice Taylor 1805 //
Predominant Motif: 3 maidens dressed in long tunics in a meadow with flowers. A tall Greek column is on the L and a large tree on the R. Under the tree a shepherd with a horn.
History of Owner:
Published in american samplers by bolton & COE, 1921No