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

Cranston, RI antiques sampler by Celia Sheldon from Huber

Celia Sheldon
Antique Needlework Sampler
Cranston, RI dated 1806

Celia at age 10 worked this large ambitious sampler with numerous verses and alphabets. It is inscribed: Celia Shheldon Of Cranston Was Born Tuesday March The 19 AD 1794 And Wrought Her Sampler AD 1806

Ceila was the youngest of five children born to Nicholas Sheldon IV and Phebe Potter. At age 17 she married Horatio Arnold and they had seven children.

Silk on linen; 24 ½" x 22 ½" framed, 22 ½" x 20 ½" sight.


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