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  • Subject (Images): Needlework
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    • Mary Lockhart Sampler

    • 1758-03-12
    • Greensboro College
    • Stitched sampler made by Mary Lockhart. Dated March 12, 1758. Coarse weave fabric now discolored with age. Stitching colors were brown and blue. Stitched alphabet (note the missing "j" and "v") and numerals 1-10. Also stitched, "Mary Lockhart" and...
    • 1770 Decorative Sampler

    • 1770
    • North Carolina Division of State Historic Sites and Properties
    • Worked in polychrome silk threads on linen ground; the field centers a rampant lion with sword over a castle with the date "1770" over the door, within a profusion of flowers, figures and animals, and zigzag trellising border; initials "MU";...
    • Unity Smith Sampler

    • 1787
    • North Carolina Division of State Historic Sites and Properties
    • Neutral background; brown, green, pink and yellow threads; lower and upper case alphabet at top; flowers at bottom; "UNITY SMITH HER SAMP/LER WORKT IN THE YE/ AR OF OUR LORD 1787" AND "UNITY SMITH WAS BORN/ THE TWENTY FIRST/ DAY OF THE FIRST MON/...
    • Elizabeth Stevens Sampler

    • 1801
    • North Carolina Division of State Historic Sites and Properties
    • Rectangular; vertical display; silk on unusually fine linen; cross-stitched uppercase alphabet over numbers over lowercase alphabet over four groups of three uppercase letters over "Remember thy Creator/ in the Days of thy youth" with baskets or...
    • Lydia Ickes Sampler

    • 1807
    • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • Linen in walnut veneer frame, glass intact, 35 stylized fauna and flora in mini-cross stitch in pink, green, black, ochre, and white silk threads; frame 3.5 cm wide; fabric background foxed but in good condition, frame veneer chipped on left side...
    • Maria Belfiel Hope Sampler

    • 1818-09-29
    • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • Sampler, framed, hand-stitched needlepoint including a lower-case and upper-case alphabet and poem by Maria Belfiel Hope at "Williamsborugh" [Williamsbourough?] Academy, Granville County (now in Vance County), N.C., needlepoint date "September the...
    • Bingham Family Sampler

    • 1820; 1821; 1822; 1823; 1824; 1825; 1826; 1827; 1828; 1829; 1830; 1831; 1832; 1833; 1834; 1835; 1836; 1837; 1838; 1839
    • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • Sampler, linen with embroidery, black wood frame with glass; alphabet in top third and family information on bottom two thirds with green, blue, and tan border throughout. Darkening of top and bottom on this image are shadows cast by the frame.
    • Gates County Sampler

    • 1821-10-04
    • Museum of the Albemarle
    • Cross-stitched in cotton on a loosely woven linen background. Sarah Riddick was born in Gates County about 1805, the daughter of Nathan Riddick and Joanna Hurdle Riddick. Her paternal grandfather was General Joseph Riddick (ca. 1735-1818), one of...
    • Maria Hubbard Royalston Sampler

    • 1822
    • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • Walnut frame. Linen with cotton thread black alphabet in beige thread followed by script alphabet in green thread followed by a smaller block alphabet in yellow thread followed by smaller script alphabet in brown thread, text in black threads, all...
    • Jane Davis Sampler

    • 1823
    • North Carolina Division of State Historic Sites and Properties
    • Embroidered flowers, vines, leaves and verse; verse reads "My Maker and my King, To Thee my all I owe; Thy sovreigh Bounty is the Spring, From whence my Blessings flow. Thou ever good and kind, A Thousand Reason move, A thousand Obligations bind/...
    • L. Turner Alphabet Sampler

    • 1830; 1831; 1832; 1833; 1834; 1835; 1836; 1837; 1838; 1839; 1840; 1841; 1842; 1843; 1844; 1845; 1846; 1847; 1848; 1849; 1850; 1851; 1852; 1853; 1854; 1855; 1856; 1857; 1858; 1859; 1860; 1861; 1862; 1863; 1864; 1865; 1866; 1867; 1868; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1874; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1881; 1882; 1883; 1884; 1885; 1886; 1887; 1888; 1889; 1890
    • North Carolina Division of State Historic Sites and Properties
    • Worked in polychrome silk threads on linen ground; the field centers a rampant lion with sword over a castle with the date "1770" over the door, within a profusion of flowers, figures and animals, and zigzag trellising border; initials "MU";...
    • Nancy Clark Sampler

    • 1830-09-08
    • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • Sampler, linen with cotton thread, in wood frame with gold accents, dated 1830, top third contains the alphabet in blue thread and the numbers 0-9. Darkening of the right and left sides of this image are shadows cast by the frame.
    • Margaret Stockard Sampler

    • 1830-10-12
    • Orange County Historical Museum
    • Stitched sampler made by Margaret F. Stockard of Orange County (now Alamance County), North Carolina. Date completed October 12, 1830. Off-white linen (discolored with age) with green, yellow, light yellow, white, blue, (probably) pink, and brown...
    • Jane Morton Mountmellic Sampler

    • 1831
    • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • Alphabet in capitals and numerals 1-8 stitched in red [cotton] thread, alphabet in capitals (Y and Z omitted) cross stitched in green [cotton] thread, alphabet in capitals and numerals 1-13 cross stitched in light blue [cotton] thread, alphabet in...
    • Sarah Ann Caldwell Sampler

    • 1838
    • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • Sampler in Ogee wood frame, dated 1838; linen with silk and cotton cross-stitching, script alphabet followed by large black alphabet, followed by smaller black alphabet, followed by lower case alphabet on top three-fourths of work, text on bottom...
    • Greensboro Female Academy Sampler

    • 1838-03-30
    • Greensboro College
    • Silk fabric with linen backing. Fabric and stitching substantially discolored and faded. Embroidered wreath with flowers, vine, and doves. Original colors included two shades of green, two shades of red/rose, blue, brown, gray, and off-white/cream....
    • Deborah Peele Sampler

    • 1840; 1841; 1842; 1843; 1844; 1845; 1846; 1847; 1848; 1849; 1850; 1851; 1852; 1853; 1854; 1855; 1856; 1857; 1858; 1859
    • Guilford College
    • The sampler does not include a date. It does have "Wrought by Deborah Peelle." Deborah Peele, born 1832, attended New Garden Boarding School in 1855 and married in 1869. I have no indication if this was done while she was a student at New Garden...
    • Martha Hunt Sampler

    • 1841-01-18
    • Guilford College
    • Student at New Garden Boarding School, 1839 - 1840 (New Garden Boarding School records). Middle daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth Hunt. Member of Springfield Monthly Meeting (Quaker), Guilford County, NC. Married a Davis (have not confirmed...
    • Mary Dixon Sampler

    • 1855
    • Guilford College
    • Sampler, framed, made by Mary Dixon (1843 - ?) in 1855. Punched paper with year. 14" x 17" framed. Gift of Mary Alma Coltrain (granddaughter of Mary Dixon). Received June 1, 1968.
    • Alice Elliot Sampler

    • 1860
    • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • Linen oak frame, glass intact. Alphabet in capital letters followed by numerals 1-10 followed by lower case alphabet plus seven additional letters; frame 2.5 cm deep; good condition with surface scratch marks and dents fabric background clean,...

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