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


Yearsley - Chester County, PA - Huber

Elizabeth Yearsley
Westtown Township
Chester County, PA dated 1827

This graphic Chester County sampler was worked by Elizabeth Yearsley at age 17. She married her neighbor William Otley in 1836. Note: Elizabeth's sister Mary Ann married William Otley's brother Alban.

The sampler is inscribed: Elizabeth Yearsleys work in the 17th/ year of her age 1827 and at the bottom, Mary Taylor Teacher.

This sampler is accompanied with extensive research information.

A similar sampler naming the same teacher was worked by Adaline Coburn in 1827.

Silk on linen gauze; 27 1/2" x 34" framed.

$35,000


STEPHEN & CAROL HUBER
(860) 388-6809

Hubers@AntiqueSamplers.com

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