Needlework Band Sampler, "Mary Ann Chapman Green Aged 8 years & 3 Mo./February th 22 1809," wrought with silk threads and wool yarns on a linen ground, stitched with rows of alphabets, bands depicting an assortment of flowers, hearts, trees, fruit, animals, stars, acorns, and crowns, and two pious verses, enclosed in a diamond pattern border, (scattered losses and small holes, toning), 17 3/4 x 11 3/4 in., in a period painted wood frame.
Provenance: Purchased from John Nies, Maplewood, New Jersey.
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