Innocence 1840 Antique Sampler Reproduction
This beautiful antique reproduction sampler was stitched by Rebecca E. Reeside in 1840 at the age of thirteen at the SM Murphy School in Frankford, PA. Research reveals its surpising connections to William Penn, Paul Revere, George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and other notable historic personages and events. Extensive provenance included on chart as is photo of original sampler.
“Jesus my God to Thee I fly
Thou art a refuge ever nigh.
When heart shall fail.
When life is past.
Thou will receive my soul at last.”
Stitch Note: All cross stitch, with lettering, birds done in over ones.
Fabric: 28 count Vintage Meadow Rue by Lakeside Linens
Stitch Count: 172 wide x 281 down
Design Size: 12.29 inches wide x 20.07 inches down