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Description

Alphabet, numbers, "Esther Walker Wrought this Sampler in the 9 Year of her Age 1787. And one that dothin Wealth abound her Fortune is 10 000 L"

Details

Maker
Walker, Esther, b. 1778 (Embroiderer)
Date
1787
Inscriptions
See description.
Location of origin
Concord, New Hampshire
Associated Building
Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.).
Material
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Object type
Art
Places
Possibly New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Alphabet
alphabets (symbols)
Childhood
childhood
Education
education
Linen
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
Numbers
numerals
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
silk (textile)
Silk Weave
Dimensions
10 x 8.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.1378
Credit Line
Bequest of William Perry Dudley
GUSN
26041

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