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

Wethersfield, CT sampler from Huber

Antique sampler by Talcott from Huber

Wethersfield, Connecticut circa 1818
Antique needlework sampler

Wethersfield, CT samplers are often embellished with townscapes, and flowered garlands suspended by an eagle and bowknots surrounding a family record. This stunning example is exceptional with the large beautifully designed and executed scenic panel at the bottom. The original frame is highly developed and it retains its wonderful original glass.

Celia Talcott (1804-1886) was the daughter of Wethersfield druggist William Talcott and Amelia Hanmer. She married Henry Robbins.

Illustrated in Girlhood Embroidery volume 1, fig.265 by Betty Ring

Silk, paint, and painted paper on linen; 21 ½ x 27 ½ inches.


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