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Book of samplers and sewing examples

1839


Object Place: Newfield, Antigua and Barbuda

Dimensions

31 cm (12 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1971.157

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Not On View

Classifications

Books

Cover missing. Title page sampler reads “An offering from Newfield School, Antigua, to Mr. Powell. 1839. The Lord bless thee and keep thee. Numbers VI: 24. Sarah Gillbert.” There are 13 pages mounted with sewing examples and one more page, the sample of which is missing. Opposite these are the names of different girls. The end page is a sampler with alphabets and the name Alicia Broadfoot. Cloth is yellowed.

Credit Line

Bequest of Frank C. Doble