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Sampler Date: 1801 Culture: British Medium: Silk on wool canvas Dimensions: H. 16 1/4 x W. 12 1/2 inches (41.3 x 31.8 cm) Classification: Textiles-Embroidered Credit Line: From the Collection of Mrs. Lathrop Colgate Harper, Bequest of Mabel Herbert Harper, 1957
Primitive Folk Art Cross Stitch Pattern: THE BIRDS & the BEES -- 4 Little Springtyme Samplers
Artist unidentified Vicinity of Albany, New York 1858–1863 American Folk Art Museum, gift of the trustees, 1979.7.1 The Bird of Paradise Quilt Top, made during the Civil War period, is thought to be an unfinished marriage or wedding quilt. This idea is supported by the vertical rows of appliqued blocks that feature pairs of birds and other animals. In addition to these animal pairs, other symbols of union and fertility can be found on the bedcover.
Embroidered Sampler Maker: Harriott Cates (born ca. 1817) Date: 1823 Geography: England Culture: British Medium: Embroidered silk on wool Dimensions: 17 x 14 1/2 in. (43.2 x 36.8 cm) Classification: Textiles