Overall: 22 1/4 x 20 5/8 in. ( 56.5 x 52.4 cm )
Linen mourning sampler with the deceased's biographical information across the top above lines of verse, and inscription across the center, memorial and willow trees in bottom half, bordered on all sides with geometric floral motif; cross and sating stiches.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
embroidered: top center, brown floss: "In memory of Susan Schnip who died march (sic) / The 20 1828 aged 16 years 6 months and 14 days."
embroidered: across center, brown floss: "Wrought by Miss Henrietta Schnip"
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
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