Shaker sampler

Silk and cotton embroidery on linen/cotton | 33 x 29.8cm | 1844

Mariah Boil

Few samplers were made in Shaker communities. This example is a sweet and simple piece of work, finely made and laid out in a clear composition. It illustrates the well-known Shaker mission to produce architecture and decorative arts that were functi...
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