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

Springfield, PA sampler - Huber
Catharine Meyer
Antique needlework sampler
Springfield Township, PA dated 1820

Springfield township is in northern Bucks county.

This sampler features a center hall house on a lawn with three very small sheep and two very large chickens. The house is depicted with shutters, a Palladian window over the front door, and some subtleties; the foundation, corner columns, and eves. Fences, trees, baskets of flowers, and a flowering vine border complete the sampler.

It is inscribed: Catharine Meyer's/ Sampler Finish'd in Sprin/field May the 8 1820.

Provenance: Theodore H, Kapnek collection
Exhibited at The Museum of American Folkart 1978.

Silk on linen; 20 ¾" x 20" framed (18 7/8" x 17 ¼" sight).

For an example of another sampler from the same school, (click here).

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