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Makers / Maker's Age: Heath, Margaret Ann (age 10)
Date Made: ca. 1835
Origin: Auburn, NH US
School / Teacher:
Stitches: Cross, Hem, Satin, Chain
Embroidery Thread: Silk
Foundation Cloth: Linen
Dimensions: 16 1/2"w x 17" h
Owner: Private collector
Inscriptions: Teach me to feel another's woe / To hide the fault I see / That mercy I to others show / That mercy show to me / M A H Sampler wro //(sampler is unfinished)
Predominant Motif: 3 alphabets: uppercase script missing J, with ampersand. Small cross bands. In center: three story white tavern/gaming house with small sign on side. Rose of Sharon trees on R and willow (?) on L. Picket fence. Inner saw tooth border with outer daisy (?) border all four sides. Sampler is unfinished.
History of Owner: Inherited
Published in american samplers by bolton & COE, 1921No Verse: #511 (1) 1787 page 319