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Elizabeth Tomlin... sampler
  • Elizabeth Tomlin
    born: Southern New Jersey, United States ; died: Southern New Jersey, United States ; active: United States
  • Elizabeth Tomlin... sampler, 1811
  • Where object was made: United States
  • silk thread on cotton, embroidering
  • Paper Type: chain, cross, eyelet, tent
  • Object Height/Width: 49.53 x 20.32 cm
    Object Height/Width: 19 1/2 x 8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.0958

Sampler with band of text and a landscape at the bottom. There are three upper, one lower case alphabets with rows of geometric pattern separating alphabets. The bottom third is a landscape scene with three trees on a geometric zigzag river. There is a black line on the left, right, and top. The cotton was produced through hand spinning. Colors include blues, brown, cream, green, pink, and yellow on tan.