Leah Young (c. 1831–?)  Peters Township, Pennsylvania  1847  Wool and linen on linen   Amazing!!!

Leah Young (c. 1831–?) Peters Township, Pennsylvania 1847 Wool and linen on linen Amazing!!!

German art quilts | ... artPa. German folk arts on display at Mennonite Historical Society

German art quilts | ... artPa. German folk arts on display at Mennonite Historical Society

A 19th Century French Sampler Stitched By Francoise ~ "offert au plus chéri des pères et à la plus tendre des mères" ~ Cleveland Museum

A 19th Century French Sampler Stitched By Francoise ~ "offert au plus chéri des pères et à la plus tendre des mères" ~ Cleveland Museum

A George III fine needlework sampler, 'Done by Kitty Reeve...?' ~ dated 1789 ~ the bands of letters, numbers and verse above Adam and Eve flower-charged urns, trees, squirrels, birds and butterflies, worked with colored silks in long, short and cross stitch

A George III fine needlework sampler, 'Done by Kitty Reeve...?' ~ dated 1789 ~ the bands of letters, numbers and verse above Adam and Eve flower-charged urns, trees, squirrels, birds and butterflies, worked with colored silks in long, short and cross stitch

This sampler actually sold for more than 456,000.00 at auction!  It was stitched in 1781 by Betsy Bentley, 13 year old daughter of Joshua Bentley (who rowed Paul Revere across the river for his famous midnight ride)

This sampler actually sold for more than 456,000.00 at auction! It was stitched in 1781 by Betsy Bentley, 13 year old daughter of Joshua Bentley (who rowed Paul Revere across the river for his famous midnight ride)

Reward of Merit (Belohnung) Decorator: Anonymous Creation Place: County: [Bucks or Montgomery] State/Province: [Pennsylvania] Note: Based on design characteristics Creation Date: ca. 1810 - ca. 1830 Physical Description: Leaf Dimensions: 12.8 cm x 7.7 cm

Reward of Merit (Belohnung) Decorator: Anonymous Creation Place: County: [Bucks or Montgomery] State/Province: [Pennsylvania] Note: Based on design characteristics Creation Date: ca. 1810 - ca. 1830 Physical Description: Leaf Dimensions: 12.8 cm x 7.7 cm

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