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

American needlework saampler by Louisa Willmot from Huber

Louisa Mari Willmot
Needlework Sampler
American c.1810

Cute little early ninteeenth century house sampler worked by eight year old Louisa Mari Willmot, depicting an unusual red house with smoke eminating from both chimneys, a well-shed topped with a weather vane and associated fences.

Louisa included an excerp from a poem titled Aspirations of Youth by James F. Montgomery, a late 18th century poet .

" Deeper deeper let us toil/ In the mines of knowledge,/ Natur's wealth & learing's spoil/ Win from school & college"

Silk on unbleashed linen; 14" x 16 ¼" framed.


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