Current Selections (click image for more information)

Elizabeth Crowninshield,

Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, 1805

Hester Brunner, Pennsylvania German

Worcester, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, 1835

Ann During, Black Recaptive Missionary Sampler

Gloucester, Sierra Leone, West Africa, 1843

Sarah Batt,

Ackworth School, Yorkshire, England, 1821

Janet Sharp,

Rothsay, Isle of Bute, Scotland, 1812

Sidney Jefferis,

East Bradford, Chester County, Pennsylvania, 1804

Isabella Chrisman,

Wilson County, Tennessee, 1847

Elizabeth Smith, “The Hare and Many Friends”

 England, 1785

Eliza Bryan,

Centerville, Wayne County, Indiana, 1834

Sally H. Fox,

Berkley, Bristol County, Massachusetts, 1821

Anna Bee

Family Record Sampler, Gloucester County, New Jersey, 1826

Collet Fiché Embroidery,

France, circa 1800

Betsey T. Hammond,

Carver, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, 1832

Martha J. Woodberry,

Beverly, Massachusetts, 1825

Silk Embroidered Memorial to George Torrey,

Scituate, Massachusetts, circa 1815

“Dear Grandmamma”, Miniature Sampler, Fanny & Emily Clifford

England, 1821

Silk Embroidery of Animals and Birds,

probably American, circa 1800

Mary Stone,

England, circa 1820

Betsy Farnum,

Andover, Essex Co., Massachusetts, 1800

Alphabet and Motif Sampler Sections

Netherlands, circa 1800

Priscilla Conrad,

Horsham, Montgomery Co. Pennsylvania, 1806


Charlotte Barnes,

England, 1815

Sally S. Smith,

United States, 1836

Sally Paine Hemenway,

Shrewsbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts, 1814


Miniature Bible Text Sampler, Eliza Owen, “an orphan”

Bristol, England, 1798

Julia Vankeuren,

New York State, circa 1835

Lititz Moravian Girl’s School Silk Embroidery

by Eliza Carolina Dagen of
New Windsor, Frederick County, Maryland, 1822

Red and White Plain Sewing Sampler,

France, circa 1900

Motif Sampler

Netherlands, 1837

GS, Unfinished Sampler,

Netherlands, 1793

Pair of Sleeve Cuffs

Europe, circa 1880

Frances L. Stacy,

Washington County, Ohio, 1826

Pair of Needlework Pictures,

Edith Pearson, England, 1772

Eugenia Danels Mumma

Baltimore, Maryland, 1835

Mary Howe, England, 1832
Mary D. Herring,

Malden, Massachusetts, 1803

Sidney Caroline Hendricks,

Lititz Moravian Girls’ School,
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, 1823
Provenance: Collection of Betty Ring

Sarah Hill Fitch, Ellsworth,

Trumbull [now Mahoning] County,

 Ohio, 1836

Mary Belsterling,

Philadelphia, circa 1817

Susan Meader,

 New Bedford, Massachusetts, 1818

Mary A. How,

 Pennsylvania, 1828

Embroidered Panels, Turkish Ottoman

late 19th century

Sarah Ann Clare, England, 1824
Elizabeth Seal,

Chester County, Pennsylvania, 1814

Emeline A. Smith,

Leominster, Massachusetts, 1828

Woolwork Picture, Bray Church,

Near Maidenhead,
Berkshire, England, circa 1850

Arabella Downer,

Thetford, Orange County, Vermont, 1820

Anna Caroline Boyer

Easton, Pennsylvania, 1839

Margaret Spender, England, 1810
Rachel Elizabeth Morgan,

New York, New York, 1838

“House Guest” Miniature Sampler,

England, circa 1820

Caroline Goulding,

Hopkinton, Middlesex County,
Massachusetts, circa 1821

Christianna Anne Stiner,

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1828

Catharine Shimer, Mary Ralston School

Easton, Pennsylvania, 1829

CSW, Practice Sampler,

German, 1794

Harriet Mead, probably Vermont, 1814
Charlotte Doctor, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, 1827