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Ann Taylor aged 8... sampler
  • Ann Taylor
    active: United States
  • Ann Taylor aged 8... sampler, 1836
  • Where object was made: United States
  • silk thread on linen, embroidering
  • Paper Type: cross
  • Object Height/Width: 45.72 x 44.45 cm
    Object Height/Width: 18 x 17 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6821
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Sampler with one uppercase and one script alphabet and the numbers one through ten in horizontal bands from the top. There is a red and green flower in a basket in the center, surrounded by a strawberry vine border. There are flowers to the left, right, and below the central basket. There are butterflies and two birds facing each other underneath. There is an inscription on either side of the birds. Colors include blue, browns, cream, greens, pink, white, and yellow on cream.