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Over 25 borders of different widths, each w/ a different repetitive design; colors of green, blue, peach, beige and ecru; mounted on cardboard; backed w/ muslin.


Long thin, one alphabet sequence, many nice borders, verse is difficult to understand, done all in cross stitch. Verse reads, "Run thou/Christ's race/be sw/ift like to the sun/have not thy work/to ...


Long format; floral border and patterns; three alphabet sequences; floral center; good verse; stitches: eyelet and queen; verse reads: "It is no wonder that men turn to clay when rocks and stones a...


Long format, one alphabet sequence, one number sequence, one verse, three border patterns. Stitches: queen, eyelet, cross, tent. Verse on back. Design similar to samplers by Sarah Baley and Elizabe...


Geometric border, floral pattern at top and central panel of stylized flowers. Stitches: cross, satin, rice. Made with silk thread on linen. Central floral motifs relates to those on samplers by Sa...


Long format, four alphabet sequences, one number sequence, name at bottom, done all in cross stitch. Made with silk, wool or linen thread on linen.


Sampler of silk thread on linen with multiple series of multicolored numbers and letters. Probably made in England or Philadelphia. Sampler in very good condition, especially considering its age.


Sampler signed and dated at the bottom center. The alphabet is sewn along the top with two phrases and the numbers 1-13 underneath. The bottom half of the sampler features two trees, several flower...


Linen sampler with silk thread featuring gambrel roofed house in garden scene with three alphabets, bands of verse and central band of trees, flowers and birds. Sampler was completed by Mary Casey ...


Sampler w/ alphabet worked three times, each time in a different stitch; no 'J' or 'U' in the alphabet; flowers; blues, yellows, beiges and greens; stitched verse reads; "Embrace Instruction/ Hold ...


Two alphabet sequences, one number sequence, one border pattern. Whole work done in cross stitch. Probably made in Newport, RI in silk thread on linen. Signature done in black thread. See: Bolton &...


Framed needlework sampler. Faded, remaining colors are: blue, green, purple, yellow, orange, black and white. Upper portion of sampler is the alphabet and numbers followed by a section of stylized ...


Central panel has a house, male and female figures with animals. Two alphabet sequences and one number sequence, one verse. Border has flowers, house, trees, and male figures. Verse: "How vast must...


House in center flanked by blossoming trees, enclosed by a gate. Wavy border with flowers emerging from border. Five verses. Various verses on back. Made in Newport Verses read "Duty fear and love ...


One vine border, one cross stitch border, two alphabet sequences, one number sequence, two verses. Stitches: irish, cross, rice. Made in Newport, RI. Verse reads, " I who walk below light and love ...


Two alphabet sequences, one number sequence, no decorations, monochrome, done all in cross stitch.


Long format, three alphabet sequences, house, flowers, one border. Stitches: tent, queen, cross.


Sampler has a blue house in the center and a bird closer to the top. "Pure delight doth me invite heavenward to run that/what I may know before my life be done". Elizabeth Anthony stitched her sign...


Three alphabet sequences, one number sequence, one border, large and small flowers throughout. Very long format. Thread was originally silk and linen, bright colored 1890's wool thread added. Stitc...


Three cross stitched alphabet sequences, one number sequence, one border, one verse, hard to read. In three pieces, much wear. Made by Esther Robinson in Newport, RI.


Sampler in several different colors, including tan, teal, dark green, dark blue, white and black. Features several different version of the alphabet with different patterned divides in between. Flo...

01.205
Sampler (embroidery)
September 18 1795

One number sequence, two alphabet sequences, floral border in black yarn. Stitches used: cross, eyelet, rice. Made by Phoebe Dutton or Button, age 9, in New England.


Sampler with letters only, very small. Is made with either linen or silk thread on linen.


Three alphabet sequences, one number sequence, done in green thread only, all in cross stitch.


Three alphabet sequences, one verse, one border. Made with cross stitch, probably in Newport, RI. Silk thread on linen.


Picture of George Washington, two views of the Washington Memorial, various scenes in the background. Made in Glasgow.


Three alphabet sequences, one number sequence, one verse (illegible). Stitches: cross, queen, satin.


Three alphabet sequences, two number sequences, floral border, blue house.


Needlework sampler with blue house in center, bird resting on roof. House flanked by trees. Male and female figures standing by a tree. Queen's stitch flowers and strawberries around boarder. Text ...


Three alphabet sequences, one number sequence, initials " MWC" at bottom. Made with silk thread on linen.

01.149
Sampler (embroidery)
September 30 1811

Three alphabet sequences, very long, thin for period, done all in cross stitch. Made by Mary Goddard (b. 11/7/1803) Probably in Newport, RI.


Five alphabet sequences, one number sequence, "Extract", crude floral border. Stitches: cross and tent. Made with silk thread on linen. See: Bolton & Coe, p. 134.


Cross stitch border, three alphabet sequences, 1-5 number sequence. Many types of stitches. Probably made in Newport by either Anne Handy or Anne Andy. Made of linen thread on linen.


One alphabet sequence, one number sequence, federal-style stitches: cross, one eylet stitch. Made in Newport, RI Verse reads, "Elizabeth Gates was born February the 16 1809 and made this in the nin...

01.54
Sampler (embroidery)
October 11 1817

Four alphabet sequences, one number sequence, vine and flower border with some embroidered stitches. Stitches: cross, eyelet, satin, green. Probably made in Newport, RI.


Sampler made by Hannah Corning Aged 8 years in 1818. Sampler features three alphabet sequences and numbers.

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