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Sampler
Sampler
Maker:
Date:
1846
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Cotton, Silk, Wool; Embroidery (cross-stitch)
Dimensions:
46.4 x 48.3 cm (18 1/4 x 19 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Accession Number:
1985.23.14
Acquisition Date:
1985-05-01
Credit Line:

Gift of Mrs. Myron Goldsmith in memory of Katherine Simon

Exhibition History:

The Sentiment of Samplers:17th-19th Century, Legion of Honor, 1985-6
American Folk Art, de Young Museum, January 2007 - May 2007

de Young, American Folk Art, 13 Jan - 2007 .

Memorial sampler. "In Memory of Mary Trickett who departed this life January 2nd, 1840, aged 59 years" above a design of angers and birds. Two trees frame a tomb with the words "Mary Trickett died January 2, 1840 aged 59" on it. Beneath this scene "Ann Sellers's work aged 11 years 1846" Pattern from a pattern book, unusual crown and subtle color changes.