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


sampler from Huber by Bellows

MARY W. BELLOWS
Middlesex, Co, MA 1821

Family record samplers with apple tree motifs were popular and graphic depictions of family units. This lavish example stitched by Mary at age 11, is embellished with an arched flowering vine border, and the very unusual overall stitched background. It is inscribed: Family Record Wrought by Mary W. Bellows aet. 11 1821.
Mary was the daughter of Samuel M. Bellows (b. Aug, 10 1787 and Mary W. Wyeth b. Sept. 24, 1786)

Silk on linen; 15 ¾ x 19 ½ sight.

Price on request.


STEPHEN & CAROL HUBER
(860) 388-6809

Hubers@AntiqueSamplers.com

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