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Sampler

Description

Child's sewing sampler featuring a central house surrounded by flora and fauna and four lines of text each above and below the design. Outside of the interior geometric border is a line of letters and numbers, which is surrounded by an exterior border of a floral vine. Signed at the bottom, "Mary Schley, her Sampler made Ano 1788."

Date

1788

Materials

Linen, cotton

Dimensions

18 H x 14 W inches

Resource ID

3790

Notes

Quote above reads, "Remember the/Time will come when/You can give account to/God how you on earth did live."

Credit Line

Bequest of McKim Dangerfield

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.