Current Selections (click image for more information)

Margaret Laskey, school of Mary Zeller

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1795

Elizabeth McLoney, Mary Tidball School

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 1833

Ruthey Lock,

Lexington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, 1802

Elizabeth W. Arnold, Age 7

Boston, Massachusetts, 1834

Frances L. Stacy,

Washington County, Ohio, 1826

Catharine Shimer, Mary Ralston School

Easton, Pennsylvania, 1829

Isabella Chrisman,

Wilson County, Tennessee, 1847

Sarah Hart

Warminster, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania, 1789

Arabella Downer,

Thetford, Orange County, Vermont, 1820

“House Guest” Miniature Sampler,

England, circa 1820

Anne Poore

Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts,1782

Elizabeth West, England, 1782
Harriet Mead, probably Vermont, 1814
Dorcas Estep

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1832

Sarah Gaunt, England, 1803
Jane Hilliar,

Hampshire, England, 1761

G. Brugman, Netherlands, 1900
Elizabeth Selwood,

 A. Bennett’s School, Bradford, Wiltshire, England, 1833

Ann Amelia Roberts, England, 1836
Alice Lister, with unusual use of tiny feathers, England, 1787
Sary Sanderson, England, 1749
Beulah Lippincott, Burlington County,

New Jersey, 1825

Charlotte Doctor, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, 1827
Margaret Spender, England, 1810
Rachel Elizabeth Morgan,

New York, New York, 1838

Emeline A. Smith,

Leominster, Massachusetts, 1828

Elizabeth Seal,

Chester County, Pennsylvania, 1814

Sarah Ann Clare, England, 1824
Hannah L. Barker,

Wilton, Hillsborough County,
New Hampshire, 1816

Pictorial Sampler,

 Initialed LS, France, 1851

Mary A. How,

 Pennsylvania, 1828

Susan Meader,

 New Bedford, Massachusetts, 1818

Mary Belsterling,

Philadelphia, circa 1817

Woolwork Picture, Bray Church,

Near Maidenhead,
Berkshire, England, circa 1850

Sidney Caroline Hendricks,

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

Christianna Anne Stiner,

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1828

Eliza M. Kellogg,

Amherst, Massachusetts, age 9, 1831

Mary D. Herring,

Malden, Massachusetts, 1803

Eugenia Danels Mumma

Baltimore, Maryland, 1835

Mary Howe, England, 1832
Pair of Needlework Pictures,

Edith Pearson, England, 1772

Schoolgirl Watercolor and Pen & Ink Map

of the United States,
Susan Mott, Flushing, New York, 1818

Caroline Goulding,

Hopkinton, Middlesex County,
Massachusetts, circa 1821

Charity Jane Kyle,

LaGrange, Dutchess County, New York, 1838

Cynthia Eaton,

Sutton, Merrimack County,
New Hampshire, 1833

Elizabeth Covil Spurling,

Greenwich, England, 1826

Jane Ann Ferguson,

Glasgow, Scotland, 1832

Silk Embroidered Memorial to George Torrey,

Scituate, Massachusetts, circa 1815

Mary Hergesheimer

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, circa 1808

Birds, Flowers and Basket Needlework Picture with Beads, circa 1870
Lititz Moravian Girl’s School Silk Embroidery

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

Pair of Sleeve Cuffs

Europe, circa 1880

Panel of Buttons, Buttonholes and Loop Fasteners

Europe, circa 1850

Group of Three Miniature Sewing Samples

Europe, late 19th century 

Group of Seven Miniature Sewing Samples

Europe, late 19th century

Panel of Fine Drawn Work Specimens
Europe, circa 1850