Overall: 13 3/8 x 10 1/2 in. ( 34 x 26.7 cm )
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.
Gift of Anna Gillingham
embroidered: center, black floss: "Elizabeth Hallowell / 1823"
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.