LOUIZA M. SEWALL
D. H. Mundall's Seminary
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1836
Louzia M. Sewall/ 1836
Wrought in/ D.H.Mundall's/ Seminary No-101/ South Fifth Street/ Philadelphia
Beautifully executed, heavily embellished, exquisitely designed, this Philadelphia needlework sampler with its
original ribbon is one of the finest examples known from the well documented D. H. Mundall Seminary. Deborah H.
Mundall was known to have taught in New Castle, Delaware for many years before she moved to Philadelphia. The earliest
known sampler known from her Philadelphia school is dated 1829. She was described as a "widow teacher"
in 1837 and taught at the same location until 1842. She died in 1850.
Louiza M. Sewall inscribed two set of initials on her sampler upper left (J S ), upper right (A S), they may represent
Silk on linen
STEPHEN & CAROL HUBER
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