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American Needlework Sampler

Second Floor - Entrance Hall

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Mary Culbertson (dates unknown). Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, dated 1834. Silk on linen; 16 ½" h. x 16 ½" w. (sight), 18 ½" x 18 ½" frame.

American Needlework Sampler

The sampler displays three alphabets rendered in white (except for a “UVWZ” in blue) above a two-handled bowl with a
stylized floral arrangement, flanked by two trees. A stylized floral
vine borders the entire composition. Color fading. Bottom: Mary Culbertson’s work 1834 Shippensburg, September 8th 1834. Framed in modern frame.

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