Jean (Jane) Elkins
Antique needlework sampler
Marblehead, MA dated 1796
Jean worked this classic Marblehead needlework sampler depicting a courting couple and a dog with flowering
vases, a flowering vine three sided border and a verse. Inscribed: Jean Elkins Her Work AE 14 - 1796.
Jean born May 15, 1781 was one of nine children born to the highly successful Capt. Thomas Elkins and Mary Hale.
Silk on linen; 14 ½ x 15 inches sight.
STEPHEN & CAROL HUBER
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