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1811 - Mary Grindrod of Pennsylvania

English silk on linen sampler, wrought by Mary Baxter Her Work 1810, with an upper panel of Adam and Eve, flanking the Tree of Life, a middle panel with a house and stylized trees, and a lower panel of a shepherd and a shepherdess, all within a vine border, 15" x 12 1/2".

English silk on linen sampler, wrought by Mary Baxter Her Work

Reproduction - Mary Lee's sampler of 1810 which she worked aged 13.  needleprint.blogspot.com

Reproduction - Mary Lee's sampler of 1810 which she worked aged - A Cottage tradition!

A silk and linen needlework sampler wrought by Mary Tidball, dated 1834

A silk and linen needlework sampler wrought by Mary Tidball, dated 1834 Pennsylvania

English silk on linen sampler, ca. 1820, wrought by Mary Ann Callow, 17" x 13".

Mary Ann Callow Almost finished, dear Mary. What I love most about this sampler is the way the top house is covered in flowers and vines. And a honeysuckle border is always a plus.

Rare and Important Needlework Sampler, Nabby Dexter, Mary Balch's School, Providence, Rhode Island, dated 1785 | lot | Sotheby's

American Sampler ~ Nabby Dexter ~ Aged 10 ~ Mary Balch's School ~ Providence, Rhode Island ~ Silk on linen. Sampler from the Betty Ring collection. Sold at Sotheby auction for USD

Excellent 1834 silk on linen Pennsylvania house sampler, signed by Mary Stote

Excellent 1834 silk on linen Pennsylvania house sampler, signed by Mary Stote, 16 years old.

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