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Embroidered sampler

Maker:
Lydia Pearson (born 1791)
Date:
1802
Geography:
Made in Newburyport, Massachusetts, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Embroidered silk on linen
Dimensions:
17 x 12 in. (43.2 x 30.5 cm)
Classification:
Textiles
Credit Line:
Purchase, Friends of the American Wing, by exchange, 2002
Accession Number:
2002.129
Not on view
Signature: Signed in embroidery below the verse: "Lydia Pearson was born June/24th 1791 Aged 11 years 1802".
Purchased from sampler dealers Stephen & Carol Huber. In 192, it was owned by Mrs. George F. Poor according to Bolton & Coe. (see References above)
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