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  • Tags: Alphabet

Phebe Copp's Sampler.jpg
STITCHES: cross, Algerian eye, long-armed cross, tent, rice.

Lydia Fitch's Sampler.jpg
Lydia Fitch stitched three sets of the alphabet, one set of numbers, Flowers at the bottom of the sampler, and a border surrounding it. Stitches used: Cross, Chain, Eyelet, Four-sided, Stem, Rice.

Harriet Eggleston, 1838.jpg
Harriet Eggleston's sampler is surrounded by a border, containing four sets of the alphabet, one set of numbers, images of flowers at the bottom, and a verse, inscribed, "This I have done that you may see/What care my teacher took of me." Stitches…

Betsey Bruce's Sampler.jpg
The name “Betsy Bruce” appears at end of one alphabet. Below the alphabets is the inscription:
"Seize Mortals seize the present hour Lifes a short summer
Man’s a flower he dies alas how soon he dies. E. B. 14 Y.”
Stitches used: cross, Algerian…

Diana Austin's Sampler.jpg
This sampler features two script alphabets to “X,” and there are also two block alphabets: one with 26 letters and one to “W” with “NOPQ” not worked but a space left for them. At the bottom of the sampler, is a two-story house (in perspective) with a…

Betsey Colcord's Sampler.jpg
Betsey Colcord's sampler had two complete sets of the alphabet and one set of numbers, as well as two incomplete alphabets, and one alphabet that has repeating letters. A paper label was attached to the sampler that read: “Betsey T. Colcord / July 3,…

Susanna Goodale's Sampler.jpg
Two sets of the alphabet, one set of numbers. Inscribed with "Preformed by Susanna /Goodale Thetford August 5th" Stitches used: Cross and Tent

Eliza Ricker's Sampler.jpg
Eliza Ricker's sampler contains three sets of the alphabet, a set of numbers, a border made of flowers, and a poem that states "Teach me to feel anothers woe/ And hide the fault i see/ That mercy i to others show/ That mercy show to me"

Rebecca Starkweather's Sampler.jpg
There is a border, three sets of the alphabet, two sets of numbers, one done in part, a poem stating "This needlew/ork of mine cantell when I a child was le/ earned well and by my parnts i was taug/ht not then to spend my time for nought". Stitches…

Sarah Borden's Sampler.jpg
Sarah Borden's sampler contains three sets of the alphabet and one set of numbers and a border. Stitches used: Cross stitch
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