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Object ID 1954.009.002
Object Name Sampler
Collection Textiles
Credit line Bequest of Miss Ella C. Cornell
Date 1821
Artist Ann Crosby
Made Ann Crosby
Description Marking sampler on linen that is arranged into rows with various sizes and styles of the alphabet in blue, green, yellow, white, and brown, along with the numbers one through twelve. It is signed "Ann Crosby's work 1821."
Dimensions W-9 L-13 inches
Owned Crosby family
Provenance This sampler was made by Ann Crosby (1809-1857), daughter of James and Margaret Crosby of Wilmington, Delaware. She married Thomas Wollaston, a carpenter from Wilmington, on May 18, 1837.
Subjects Textiles
Sewing
Needlework
Search Terms Samplers
Needlework
Sewing
Ann Crosby
Nineteenth Century
Material Linen; wool embroidery
Place of Origin Wilmington, DE