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

1776 House Sampler from Huber

1776 House sampler by Sarrah Read from Huber

Sarah Read
Needlework House sampler
Possibly English dated 1776

Sarah sampler features a two-story, center-hall house with the date 1776 prominently stitched, top, center, on the yellow roof with a large bird perched between two chimneys. The house is flanked with large ornate vases with flowers and trees All on a green stepped lawn. The top section features a large vase with a flowering plant and with five perched birds, a rabbit, and a Squirrel. Also in the area are two more flowering vases and two sets of paired cherubs holding crowns.

Inscribed: Sarah Read January the 19th 1776.

Silk on linen; 20 1/2" x 15 1/2" framed.


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