Overall: 10 5/8 x 15 1/2 in. ( 27 x 39.4 cm )
embroidered: above images at bottom: "Polly.Ann.Calkins.Aged.13.Years.1825"
Horizontal rectangular linen sampler with blue silk floss; horizontal rows of alphabets and numbers separated by rows of design, naturalistic images and house across bottom; stitches include cross, satin and eyelet.
Polly Ann Calkins (1812-43) married Stephen Paine in 1828, and was the mother of Stephen Edson Paine. She was the grandmother of the donor.
Gift of Eleanor Paine Gardner
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