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Samplers
Samplers

Samplers were made in America from the early 1700s. The best examples were made from 1790 to 1840. Long, narrow samplers are usually older than square ones. Early samplers just had stitching or alphabets. The later examples had numerals, borders, and pictorial decorations. Those with mottoes are mid-Victorian. A revival of interest in the 1930s produced simpler samplers, usually with mottoes. Seventeenth-century samplers are rare and it is said there are only five samplers from before the seventeenth century known to exist. 

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 SamplersPictorial Flowers, Sheep, House, Silk, Linen, Catherine Meyer, Springfield, Pa.,1820, 18 x 17 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersPictorial Fraternal Symbols, Silk On Linen, Mary Scott, Lurenckirk,1835, 19 x 20 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersPictorial House, Trees, Flowers, Birds, Flower Border, Lucy White,1792, 21 x 13 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersPictorial Needlework, Potted Flowers, Geometric Designs, Frame, 16 x 14 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersVerse Adam & Eve, House, Tree, Anne Large, Aged 5, c.1809, 10 x 15 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersVerse Adam & Eve, Man, Field, Sheep, Flower Border,1836, 18 x 21 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersVerse Bird, Flower, Martha Wyeth, Frame, England,1830, 18 x 14 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersVerse Blackbirds, Fruit, Elizabeth Towt, Aged 8, Silk,1802, 11 1/2 x 11 1/4 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersVerse Flowers, Leaves, Animals, Geometric Border, Mary Ann Lines,1804, 19 x 13 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersVerse Flowers, Vines, Sprigs, Sarah Grafflin, Aged 10,1807, 16 x 12 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersVerse Girl With Cat, Flowers, Dog, Elizabeth Drummond Taylor, Age 13, Frame, 24 x 24 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersVerse Hearts, Baskets, Birds, Sheep, Elizabeth Lindy,1802, 18 x 18 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersVerse House, 4-Story, Brown, Trees, Stream, Janet Greenlie, Frame, 19 x 18 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersVerse House, Shepherd, Crowns, Cherubs, Butterflies, Birds, Silk, Linen,1826, 28 x 27 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersVerse Memorial, Tree, Urn, Mourning Woman, Abigail Leonard, c.1828, 17 x 20 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersVerse Pictorial, Building, Fenced, Gate, Birds, Sarah Jane Carter, Frame,1837, 19 x 18 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersVerse Trees, Berry Vine Border, Family Record, Almira Stiles, Aged 12,1827, 15 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersVerse Trees, Flowers, Silk On Linen, Hetty Ann Kennedy, Pa., Frame,1822, 20 1/2 x 22 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersWreath Flowers, Anna Maria Grantwine, Seminary, August 10th,1835, Frame, 12 x 18 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersAlphabet Boxed Lines, Floral, Silk, Linen, Lydia W. McFarlin, Aged 11,1814, 17 x 21 1/2 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersAlphabet Castle, Birds, Deer, Ann Harstaff, Age 11, Early 1800s, 13 x 11 1/2 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersAlphabet Cursive & Block Letters, Crosses, Birds, Aloisia Rosler,1847, Frame, 20 x 17 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersAlphabet Deer, Tree, Margaret Hicks,1741, Silk On Linen, Frame, 13 3/4 x 8 1/2 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersAlphabet Elizabeth Dawes, Weston School 1801, Pa., Red Frame, 12 x 15 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersAlphabet Elizabeth Dawes, Weston School, Frame, 11 x 14 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price


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