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Adam & Eve

Adam & Eve sampler - Portsmouth, NH from Huber

Elizabeth Tredick
Adam & Eve Sampler
Portsmouth, NH 1800

Elizabeth worked this Adam & Eve sampler at age 10, in the year 1800, while attending school in Portsmouth, NH. It is inscribed: Elizabeth Tredick is my/ name and with my needle/ I wrought the same age 10.

Elizabeth Tredick (1790-1815) was born to Henry and Margaret Tredic, she married George Kennard. Henry was a merchant and fisherman in Portsmouth and owned several properties on the water front.

Published: In Female Worth and Elegance by John F. LaBranche & Rita F. Conant

Silk on linen; 15 ¼" X 11" sight.


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