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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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 SamplersAlphabetsBirds, Flowers, Verse, Mary Ann Lloyd, 11 Years, Frame, 19 x 19 In.2001Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersAlphabetsBlue, Brown, Green, Tan, Silk On Linen Homespun, 12 x 8 3/4 In.2001Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersAlphabetsElizabeth Lamb, Silk On Linen Homespun, Blue, Olive, Frame, 1825, 18 In.2001Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersAlphabetsFlowering Plants, Floral Borders, Sarah Hodge, 1806, 12 x 9 1/2 In.2001Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersAlphabetsGirl, Dog, Mary Fisher, Wrought In The 12th Year Of Her Life, 18 x 16 In.2001Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersAlphabetsHouse, Mary J. Keely, 1811, Aug. 29, Aged 16, Ohio, Silk On Linen, 19 In.2001Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersAlphabetsMary Elizabeth Beatty Aged 8 Years, Silk On Linen, Frame, 20 x 20 In.2001Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersAlphabetsNumbers, Anna Maria Reitzel, Feb. 2nd, 1838, 8 1/4 x 17 3/4 In.2001Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersAlphabetsRed, White, Marie Rodsczinsky, Cotton, Frame, 1852, 16 In.2001Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersAlphabetsShepherdess, Tree, J. Melross, 1825, Silk On Linen, Frame, 18 x 18 In.2001Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersAlphabetsSophie Bailly, Mackinac, Janvier 21, 1828, Silk On Linen, 13 x 10 7/8 In.2001Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersAlphabetsStylized Floral, Margaret, 1843, 12 x 12 In.2001Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersAlphabetsStylized Flowers, 2 People, Silk On Linen, Initials, Frame, 14 1/4 x 25 In.2001Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersAlphabetsWeston Family Genealogy, Trees, Frame, 19th Century, 16 x 14 In.2001Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersAnne Hosmer8th Year, Cross-stitch On Linen, C.1796, 8 x 7 In.2001Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersAnne ReesorApril 6, 1845, Vine Border, Cotton Homespun, Frame, 19 x 16 In.2001Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersBands Of AlphabetsStylized Florals, Mary H. Morrison, 1827, 16 x 17 In.2001Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersBirdsButterflies, Windmill, Floral Border, Mary Ann Jones, 1826, 18 3/4 x 15 In.2001Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersBirdsFlower Basket, Diamond Border, Sarah Clark, Aged 12, 1824, 15 x 15 1/2 In.2001Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersCharlotte Dyer Married Edmand Bidwell1834, E. Tuller Preceptress, 13 x 11 In.2001Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersChurchyardBirds, Mary Ann Pritchard, 1803, 11 1/2 x 17 1/2 In.2001Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersDeerTrees, Birds, Strawberry Border, M. Stepney, 1830, Silk On Linen, 16 x 13 In.2001Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersElizabeth WardingBorn September 19, 1823, Silk On Linen, 13 x 13 1/4 In.2001Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersFamily RegisterMayberry Family, Windham, Me., Frame, 10 1/2 x 15 In.2001Login / Create Account for Price
 SamplersFamily RegisterPolly Grant, Nov. 6, 1786, Falmouth, Me., Matted, Frame, 8 x 6 In.2001Login / Create Account for Price


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