Costume and Textiles
SamplerMade in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Made by Eliza M. Kandle, American, 1822 -1892
Linen plain weave with wool embroidery in cross, chain, and rococo stitches and with silk embroidery in cross stitch
Currently not on view
1969-288-208Whitman Sampler Collection, gift of Pet, Incorporated, 1969
LabelOne 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.