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Stephen & Carol Huber: 17th - 19th Century Needlework

Burlington County, NJ sampler - Huber

Sarah Stiles
Chesterford School
Burlington County, NJ dated 1814

Sarah worked this magnificent sampler at age 12 while attending the Chesterford School in Ma-ple Shade, NJ, which than was part of Moorestown, probably under the instruction of Atlantic Matlack. Sarah's older and younger sisters also made samplers that name Chesterford School. The one room brick school building still stands.

The sampler is profuse with various Quaker motifs and the imposing building is a depiction of the Quaker Westtown School in Westtown, PA.

Silk on linen; 26 ½" 23" sight.


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