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My kind of sampler....Mary Price 1810 Madelena.com 17ins by 10ins wide The sampler is worked in silk on linen ground, in a variety of stitches including Algerian eye. No border, divider lines in various patterns. Colours black, cream, blue, green, pink, copper and brown.
AMERICAN QUAKER BAND SAMPLER DATED 1803: This is a classic example of an American sampler that has been strongly influenced by needlework design taught at Quaker schools. Likely it was not worked at one of the Quaker schools that flourished from New York to Virginia for more than two hundred years: the linen is coarser than what was supplied by the schools, and the workmanship is somewhat crude. The Roman style alphabets and partial floral/geometric medallions, however, definitely suggest Quak