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

Huber - Sampler by Lois Tompkins

Lois A. Tompkins
Antique needlework sampler
Haverhill, MA 1808

Lois at aged 10 was a student at Elizabeth Parker’s school in Haverhill, MA where she worked this classic Haverhill sampler with its distinctive three sided border and filled in bottom flowering lawn. The design elements are indicative of the Parker school.

Lois was the oldest of seven children born to Rev. Isaac Tomkins of Dartmouth, MA, and Mary Alden, a descendant of John Alden of Mayflower fame.

Silk on linen;15 ¾” x 18 7/8” sight.


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