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Sampler

Description

Sewing sampler featuring an image of a large house surrounded by trees, flowers, and a pond with a row of ducks. A stag lays at the top of the composition flanked by two vases of flowers. The inscription at the bottom reads "Sarah Elizabeth Haines/ Sampler worked in her 8th year September 28th, 1848/ By this work the world may see what/ care my parents took of me/ Andrew Haines/ Sarah Haines." A strawberry vine border is worked into the edges of the sampler.

Date

1848-09-28

Materials

Linen

Resource ID

3798

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.