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Samplers13 of 42Needle work in a frame.A 1839 needle point art with poetry
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    Posted 5 years ago

    jjccphillips
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    Picked this item up from a donation shop. Couldn't stand to lose it to the trash. Couldn't find any history on the name. It's about 8x12 or so...

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    1. Dizzydave Dizzydave, 5 years ago
      https://www.google.com/#q=elizabeth+MArtha+Mackay+sampler
    2. jjccphillips, 5 years ago
      Interesting. I wonder why the popularity to re-create her pattern, specifically?
    3. antiquerose antiquerose, 5 years ago
      Maybe it was a teaching tool back in the date? I do not know...but I love it
    4. fleafinder fleafinder, 5 years ago
      omg such beautiful words
    5. kyratango kyratango, 5 years ago
      And such a great OLD sampler!
      Amazing to see such marvelous work made by a child, nowadays no occidental youngsters would be willing to do this ;-D
    6. Celiene Celiene, 5 years ago
      http://www.ancestry.com/genealogy/records/elizabeth-martha-mackay_60669360

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