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Caroline A. White, sampler

Needlework sampler worked by Caroline A. White, predominantly cross stitch, with a small area of queen stitch and stem stitch. Design consists of eight ... | ... Caroline A. White, sampler ...

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Martha Pierce, sampler

Unfinished marking sampler stitched in cross stitch by Martha Pierce of Stanstead, Canada. Design consists of four rows of letters, one of numbers, and ... | ... Martha Pierce, sampler ...

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Anonymous sampler

Marking sampler worked by an unknown maker; predominantly cross stitch (over one and two threads) and eyelet stitch. Design consists of five rows of ... | ... Anonymous sampler ...

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Hannah Storer, sampler, [Boston]

Needlework sampler worked by Hannah Storer in 1747. Predominantly cross stitch, accented with satin and eyelet stitches. The overall design comprises ... | ... Hannah Storer, sampler, [Boston] ...

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Jane Lindall, marking sampler

Marking sampler worked by Jane Lindall, predominantly cross stitch over one and 2 threads, with herringbone and gobelin accents. Design consists of ten ... | ... Jane Lindall, marking sampler ...

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Nancy Parsons, marking sampler, Hatfield, Mass.

Marking sampler stitched by Nancy Parsons. Coarse natural linen, top and sides turned under and hemmed; bottom of sampler is selvedge edge. Design ... | ... Nancy Parsons, marking sampler, Hatfield, Mass. ...

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Nancy Alden, sampler

Marking sampler stitched in silk and cotton on coarse weave natural linen. Within a border of silk diamonds are four different sized alphabets and ... | ... Nancy Alden, sampler ...

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Hannah Child, sampler

Needlework sampler stitched by Hannah Child, predominantly cross stitch over one and two threads, accented by areas of satin, eyelet and pulled stitches. ... | ... Hannah Child, sampler ...

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Mary "Polly" Adams, marking sampler

Marking sampler stitched by Polly Adams in 1779. Primarily cross stitch, with satin, chain, and pulled stitches. Design consists of five rows of alphabets ... | ... Mary "Polly" Adams, marking sampler ...

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Polly Paige, band sampler; Hardwick, Mass.

Band sampler of predominantly cross stitch, along with herringbone, buttonhole, algerian eyelet, and laid stitches done by Polly Paige of Hardwick, Mass. ... | ... Polly Paige, band sampler; Hardwick, Mass. ...

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