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

Ohio Quaker sampler from Stephen and Carol Huber

Martha Ferrall
Quaker Needlework Sampler
Columbiana County, Ohio dated 1822

This unusual Quaker sampler is adorned at the top with elements usually associated samplers influenced by the German culture while the bottom half exhibits the classic motifs and design elements found on other Quaker samplers.

Martha, her two sisters Lucy and Judith and mother Mary Ferrall joined the Middleton Monthly Meeting of Friends in Middleton, Ohio which was associated with the large Salem Friend's School.

This sampler is featured in book Ohio Is My Dwelling Place - school embroideries 1800-1850 by Sue Studebaker pages 216-217
Note: The holes in the background at the top could be visually almost eliminated with proper remounting.

Silk on linen; 21 ¼" x 19 ½" framed.


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