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Mary Hale Is My Name... sampler
  • Mary Hale
    active: United States
  • Mary Hale Is My Name... sampler, 1789
  • Where object was made: United States
  • silk on linen, embroidering
  • Paper Type: cross, drawn work border
  • Object Height/Width: 20.32 x 15.24 cm
    Object Height/Width: 8 x 6 in
  • Gift of Agnes Emery
  • Not on display
  • 1958.0137

Sampler made of two pieces of linen stitched together. It has one uppercase and one lowercase alphabets and the numbers one through eight in horizontal bands from the top. There is an inscription below in eight lines. Colors include blue, cream, green, and yellow on cream.