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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...

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.


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 border, church with a cemetery in front, two trees, flowers, two female figures, two angels. Stitches: tent and cross. Verse reads, "To the memory of Mary Ingham daughter of Abraham and Mary In...


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 ...


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...


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


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...


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


Two samplers stitched together, three alphabet sequences, 1st alphabet sequence each letter done twice, names and verse on bottom. Mary Adeline Grooker, age 7, and Sarah Ann Grooker, age 5. Note: m...


Horizontal format, central eight line verse, floral border (light blue). Completed by Mary E. Forbes at age 11. 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.


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


House in center, embroidered flowers and trees, three alphabet sequences, pastel colors. Large format. Verse reads, "Beauty's a fading flower" Stitches used include cross and whip. Signature: marke...


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.


Large format, three alphabet sequences, embroidered, flowers border. Stitches: cross and whip. Made by Mehitable E.G..


Two alphabet sequences, one number sequence, house flanked by trees, one border. Verse: "May I be guided by the ways of truth …of youth". Made by Emma Wilbur.


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


Four alphabet sequences, two number sequences, one verse. Incomplete queen stitch border. Stitches: cross and queen. Made in Newport, RI. See: Bolton & Coe, p. 159.


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


Two cross stitched alphabet sequences, good color, one border. Signed with the initials, M.A.G.


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


Wide floral border, two alphabet sequences, one number sequence. Verse reads, "Give me O Lord my early grace nor let my soul complain that the young morning of my days has all be spent in vain." Ma...


Four cross stitched alphabet sequences, one number sequence, cross stitch border, large, square done in pale pastel colors. Sampler is made with silk thread on linen. Made by Cynthia Maria Coggesha...


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.


Three alphabet sequences, one number sequence, large floral border, two scenic panels, house with yard, three baskets of flowers, one verse. Stitches used: cross and embroidery. Made with silk thre...


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


Two alphabet sequences, two number sequences in top section. Next section is signed: "Martha C. Mumford aged 10 Years Jan 19th 1844." Next section a verse with church at bottom right corner. Next s...


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...


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...

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.


Long format, five alphabet sequences, two number sequences, one verse, mounting strings remain. Stitches used: cross and queen. Verse reads, "No radiant pearl which crested fortune wears no gem tha...


Calendar with male and female figures, animals, boats, plants, and various dates. Calendar can be understood by reading the numbers under the first letter of the month for every month September thr...


Sampler commemorating Rhode Island's tercentennial. Shows various buildings in Newport: Colony House in center, Brick Market in lower left corner, Redwood Library in lower right corner -- all surro...


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.

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