Archive of Past Sales

This is a curated selection of samplers that we have previously sold. Along with our Catalogue Archive, this represents a quality scope of material to be enjoyed and to educate.

Margaret Jane Arbuckle, Mary Tidball School,

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 1847

Mary Coffin, Newburyport,

Massachusetts, 1801
Provenance: Ralph O. Esmerian Collection

Lydia Burrill, Salem,

Massachusetts, circa 1800

Susan H. Munson, “Potosi”,

New York or New Jersey, 1824

Mary D’Silver, Negro School,

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1793

Hannah Davis, Roxbury,

Massachusetts, 1805

Kiziah Sharp, Medford,

Burlington County, New Jersey, 1825

Jane McCulloch,

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1772

Agness and Catharine Tweedie,

Kirkby MacPherson, teacher,
Leith, Scotland, 1812

Ann Simmons, Ann Marsh School,

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1792

Jane M. Huey, Mary Tidball School,

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1840

Catharine Louisa Cornell,

age 10, Allentown,
New Jersey, 1820

Jane Loxley, Philadelphia, 1776
Mary B. Gove,

Under the Instruction of Phebe H. Chase,
Weare, New Hampshire, 1827

Julia Ann Shorey,

Boston Female Asylum,
Boston, Massachusetts, 1806

Clarissa Emerson, Lancaster, Massachusetts, 1822
Sarah Otilia Ann Carver, Hagerstown, Maryland, 1833
Elizabeth Newsam

Massachusetts, 1753

New York African Free School Sampler

by Rosena Disery, 1820

Susannah Beninghove,

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1791

Sally Pickman Turner

Marblehead, Massachusetts, 1806

Mary F. Wisler

Columbia, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, 1826

Margaret Laskey

school of Mary Zeller, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1795

Nancy Keazer, Bird and Basket Group,

Canterbury, New Hampshire, 1802

Sarah Ann Graffin

Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, 1839

Orpah P. Lewis

Chester County , Pennsylvania , 1825

Sarah Ralston Jones

Wilmington, Delaware, 1822

Dolly Sheller

Leah Galligher school, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1800

Charlotte Turner, Liberated African

Bathurst, Sierra Leone, dated 1831

Eleanor Jane Garner,

Carroll County, Maryland, circa 1848

Catharine Shimer, Mary Ralston School

Easton, Pennsylvania, 1829

Whitework Needle Lace Sampler,

Bavaria, Germany, circa 1780

Amanda Olmsted

Shaker, Union Village,
Lebanon, Warren Co., Ohio, 1836

Mary Benezet Wood

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1817

Abigail Shearman

Newport, Rhode Island, 1764

Elizabeth Ballard

Boston, Massachusetts, 1762

Matilda Penrose,

Richland, Bucks County,
Pennsylvania, 1834

Mary Abel

Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania, 1820

Nabby Fitch, Norwich,

Connecticut, 1766
Provenance: Collection of Susan B. Swan
Published: Betty Ring, Girlhood Embroidery,
Susan B. Swan, Plain & Fancy 

Abigail Davis

Gloucester County, New Jersey, 1820

Cornelia Stryker

Rocky Hill, Somerset Co., New Jersey , 1823

Elizabeth Ann Caughy, “Busy Yard Sampler”

 Baltimore, Maryland, 1827
 

Sarah White,

Hebron, Washington County,
New York, 1841

Juliet Eliza Sollers

Baltimore, Maryland, 1814

Gentlefolk in a Pastoral Setting

Silk Embroidery, New England,  circa 1800

Nancy B. Whitcomb

Stockbridge, Vermont, 1823

Martha Ryan

Sharon, New Hampshire, circa 1820
Apple Tree Family Register Sampler

 

Important Chester County Sampler

Pennsylvania, 1795

Martha Atkinson

 England, 1662

Harriet Armold

Reading, Pennsylvania, 1828

Susan Springer,

Maytown, Lancaster County,
Pennsylvania, 1831

Double Memorial sampler

Smith and Humphreys family,
Miss Field’s School, Boston, Mass., circa 1815

Fanny Wyman

Danvers, Massachusetts, 1799

Lois Killam

Boxford, Massachusetts, circa 1820

Mary Ann Crown

Middletown, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania, 1836