Current Selections (click image for more information)

Harriet F. Hayden,

Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire, 1817

Mary Ann Harrison,

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1806

Betsy Farnum,

Andover, Essex Co., Massachusetts, 1800

Ann Fry,

Germantown, Philadelphia,
Pennsylvania, circa 1820

Melinda Weld,

Guilford, Connecticut, 1802

Sally Sargent,

Amesbury and Haverhill, Massachusetts, 1804

Phebe Toffey,

New Rochelle, Westchester County,
New York, 1800

“The Wheat Sheaf Inn Posting House and Family Inn”,

England, circa 1840

Elizabeth Kline,

Philadelphia Presentation Sampler,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1821

Mary Rider,

England, 1843

Book Cover, Mary Brett,

England, 1713

Ann During,

Black Recaptive Missionary Sampler, 

Gloucester, Sierra Leone, West Africa, 1843


Elizabeth Langley,

Berkshire, England, 1767

Silk Embroidered Memorial to George Torrey,

Scituate, Massachusetts, circa 1815

Dolly Barton, sister of Clara Barton,

Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts, 1812

Jemima M. Sanborn,

Gilmanton, New Hampshire, 1817

Martha Ferrall,

Fairfield Township, Columbiana County, Ohio, 1822

Miniature Sampler, M. Beaden,

“A trifle shows respect”,

England, 1843

Mary Parker,

Lexington, Massachusetts, 1795

Lydia Bartlett,

Frankfort, Waldo County, Maine,  1828

Trousseau Monogram Sampler,

France,  late 19th century

Ann Waite,

England, 1809

Genevieve Houdin,

Cloyes, France, 1838

Lititz Moravian Girl’s School Silk Embroidery

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

Red and White Sampler initialed AH,

France, late 19th century

Isabella Chrisman,

Wilson County, Tennessee, 1847

Anne Shuffrey,

England, 1837

Needlework Picture of a Cat on a Plinth,

United States, circa 1850

Sarles - Kipp Family Register,

Pen and Ink on Paper,

 Mount Pleasant, Westchester County,

 New York, circa 1810

Silk Embroidery of Animals and Birds,

probably American, circa 1800

Pair of Needlework Pictures,

Edith Pearson, England, 1772

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

GS, Unfinished Sampler,

Netherlands, 1793

Mary Belsterling,

Philadelphia, circa 1817

Susan Meader,

 New Bedford, Massachusetts, 1818

Sarah Ann Clare, England, 1824
Woolwork Picture, Bray Church,

Near Maidenhead, Berkshire, England,

circa 1850

Mary A. How,

 Pennsylvania, 1828

Margaret Spender, England, 1810
Rachel Elizabeth Morgan,

New York, New York, 1838

Ottoman Embroideries, Turkey, late 19th century
Emeline A. Smith,

Leominster, Massachusetts, 1828

Coat of Arms Needlework,

Austria, circa 1830

“House Guest” Miniature Sampler,

England, circa 1820

Catharine Shimer, Mary Ralston School

Easton, Pennsylvania, 1829

H. Frost, Darning Sampler,

Sudbury, Suffolk, England, 1790

Marion Johnston,

Lesmahagow, Lanark, Scotland, 1812

Sally S. Smith,

United States, 1836

Small Bamboo Sewing Stand with Lift-Top,

early 20th century

White Practice Panels,

England or France, late 19th century

Pictorial Motif Sampler,

Germany, 1799

Christianna Anne Stiner,

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1828