ACKWORTH SCHOOL SAMPLERS WORKED BY HANNAH HICKS AND HER DAUGHTER RACHEL WILSON English, dated 1790 and 1818 Samplers made by young girls at the Ackworth School, a Quaker institution in Yorkshire, England, form a distinctive group of samplers worked from the late eighteenth century when the school was founded through the middle of the following century. Hannah Hicks and her daughter, Rachel Wilson, were Ackworth pupils twenty-eight years apart. In their needlework are embroidered motifs that
A 19th century needlework sampler by Mary Ann Johncock, Aged 28 and dated 1841 Worked with cats interspersed with other stylised animals, trees, floral sprays, domestic utensils, stylised houses, a windmill and a pair of Adam and Eve figures, framed and glazed. 31 x 32.5 cms.
C. 1805 Early American Primitive Alphabet by BissonnetteDryGoods, $2.50