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Made by Eliza M. Kandle, American, born c. 18

One of a group of at least fifteen examples known as Philadelphia presentation samplers made at an unidentified school in the city between 1816 and 1839 whose designs usually include a basket of strawberries and grapes and a respectful dedication. Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States 1839 Made by Eliza M. Kandle, American, born c. 1821 Linen plain weave with wool embroidery in cross, chain, and rococo stitches and with silk embroidery in cross stitch 22 1/2 x 22 3/4 inches (57.2 x 57.8 c
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