Overall: 30 x 9 1/4 in. ( 76.2 x 23.5 cm )
Vertical rectangular linen sampler with various colors of silk floss; horizontal rows of designs and patterns, with alphabet and inscription at the bottom; stitches include cross, satin, straight, eyelet, back, running, and stump work.
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
embroidered: bottom: "SARAH / SABIn HER WORK FInISHED In THE 21 (illeg.) / (illeg.) YEAR OF OUR LORD 1673"
This sampler may have been worked by the Sarah Sabin who was born July 27, 1660 in Rehoboth, Massachusetts.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.