Windham, NH dated 1818
Sally, at age 14, worked this charming sampler with tree and flower motifs surrounding several alphabets. She
also included a verse, which is an analogy between, making this sampler with care, and carefully striving to live
a righteous life.
As I have wrought those lines with care
Strove much to make each letter fair.
So I may aim at rectitude.
All my designs be just and good.
It is inscribed: Sally Gregg born August 17 1804/ wrought this 1818.
Sally was the second oldest of 8 children born to William Gregg and Sally Anderson. She married Robert Park Dinsmoor
and they had 9 children. She died at age 73 and is buried in Windham, Rockingham County, New Hampshire.
Silk on linen: 19 ¼" x 19 ¾" framed.
STEPHEN & CAROL HUBER
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