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Object Name SAMPLER
Catalog Number 0985.13.00646b
Description Partially completed sampler on linen base with border. Embroidered with wool thread in several colors using common cross stitches. Motifs include alphabet missing the 'J's, a flower, diamond and stylized tulip with patterned lines and a border. The stitching of the flower and diamond is possibly a form of double leviathan stitch. Missing section on right; appears to have been cut and removed before sampler was finished. Unframed.
Material textile (linen; wool)
Dimensions H-15.75 W-18.65 inches
Owned Sally L. Tompkins
Made Maria Patterson Tompkins (tentative) ; Sally L. Tompkins (tentative)
Provenance This sampler is believed to have been made by Sally L. Tompkins or her mother, Maria Tompkins. Found among items owned by Captain Sally L. Tompkins.
People Tompkins, Sally Louisa
Tompkins, Maria Booth Patterson [Mrs. Christopher]
Patterson, Maria Booth
Subjects children