Needlework Samplers

1. Caroline Gamage (formerly thought to be Cain) Linen with silk thread Massachusetts, 19th Century HHS 1996.0033 Donor Unknown This early sampler was a work in progress for the eleven-year-old girl who made it. The middle rows include the lines “Caroline Gamages sampler / Wrought in the 11 year of her a[ge].” Young Caroline ran … Continue reading Needlework Samplers