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Sampler

Artist/Maker:
Hardaway, Mary Trotter
Place Made:
Warren County Georgia United States of America
Date Made:
1832
Medium:
silk on linen
Dimensions:
HOA: 17 5/8″ WOA: 12 1/2″
Accession Number:
5872.6
Description:
MAKER: Mary Trotter Hardaway was born in 1825 to George Hardaway (1781-1858) and Sarah (Cody) Hardaway (1789-1874) in Warren County, Georgia. Mary’s father, George, came to Warren County from Dinwiddie County, Virginia. He married Sarah Cody, who was born in Warren County, GA in 1804.

History:
After Mary Trotter (Hardaway) Reese’s death in 1912, the sampler passes to her only surviving child, Mary Meriwether Reese Frazer, and descended in the family until the late twentieth century.
Credit Line:
Loan courtesy of Mr. and Mrs. Roger Bregenzer