Chester County, Pennsylvania silk on linen needlew
Chester County, Pennsylvania silk on linen needlework sampler, inscribed"Elizabeth H. Beale work 1832, Parents William + Elizabeth Beale, Mary Morris Rutherford teacher", worked in a variety of stitches in shades of green, gold, yellow, blue, white, and tan, with central verse surrounded by flowering vine with birds surrounded by elaborate flowers and vines, over a landscape with willow tree, animals, snake, and fruit trees, 24 1/2" x 22". For similar examples, see Joan Stephens collection, Sothebys, January 1997, Lot 2098 andA Gallery of American Samplers, fig. 78, andGirlhood Embroidery by Ring, fig. 442 and 443.
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