1809 PA Quaker School Sampler. There is something about these sparse samplers with so much text (and not much else.) I've always been a fan of stitching letters and numbers -- which, done correctly, can be striking.

Note the non-standard spellings and the backwards B in turbulent.

ELIZABETH NORRIS c.1820 probably Maryland Inscribed: Elizabeth Norris's Work done at Olney House Feb 16

ELIZABETH NORRIS probably Maryland Inscribed: Elizabeth Norris's Work done at Olney House Feb 16 Elizabeth stitched the most popular of all sampler verses within the floral cartouche. x 15 ½" sight size.

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Quaker Sampler by Elizabeth Humphreys, probably Delaware Valley, dated 1836

Quaker Sampler by Elizabeth Humphreys, probably Delaware Valley, dated 1836

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