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SAMPLER

Category
TEXTILES
Object Name
SAMPLER
Maker/Artist
Moore, Elizabeth Ann\1828-
Place Made
Hertford County, North Carolina
Date
circa 1835
Materials
silk on linen __primary
Dimensions
[Overall Ht]27 1/2″ __[Overall Wdth]16″
Description
silk needlework on linen; rows of the alphabet and numbers in two different styles; name of maker in center of sampler worked in blue thread; bottom part of the sampler consists of a bowl with blue and yellow flowers and two smaller bowls with flowers; the border is of a floral design
Object Location
Historic Hope Foundation Collection
Photo Number
S-29057
File Location
TEXTILES/Samplers/North Carolina
Sign/Marks
stitched in blue thread within rectangle, lower center __”Elizabeth Ann Moore Daugh / ter of Isaac Moore and / Sarah Ann his wife was born / April 24 1828″
Examined
Examiner(s) and date not recorded