Book of samplers and sewing examples
Object Place: Newfield, Antigua and Barbuda
31 cm (12 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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.
Bequest of Frank C. Doble