Sampler

Object Number: 
1948.106
Date: 
1823
Medium: 
Linen, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 3/8 x 10 1/2 in. ( 34 x 26.7 cm )
Marks: 
embroidered: center, black floss: "Elizabeth Hallowell / 1823"
Description: 
Vertical rectangular linen sampler stitched in various colors of silk floss; verse and inscription in center, geometric floral designs at the top, bottom and bordering all sides; cross and satin stitches.
Gallery Label: 
Elizabeth Hallowell was the great-grandmother of Anna Gillingham. The sampler may have been worked by the Elizabeth Hallowell that was born January 3, 1811 in Abington, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Anna Gillingham
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group