|This sampler was purchased
from an estate sale in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Its colors and style seem
to indicate that it was stitched in that area. Maria has stitched several
different alphabets. The bottom of her sampler has a house and a church,
which are common motifs, but there are also a weeping willow and two fir
We know the sampler was stitched in 1800, but the last two numbers have been picked out, perhaps to disguise Maria's age in later years.
Jennett Whiteside reproduced and stitched this sampler. Finished size on 40 count: 11 1/4” x 11 1/4”.
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