RACHAL MORGAN (AMERICAN) NEEDLEWORK PICTORIAL SAMPLER, silk on linen, featuring a block of verse in each upper corner flanking a two-story house, vines, and trees, the central panel with a sidewalk flanked by trees, above a row of initials of Morgan family members and a block inscribed "rachal morga / n Made this sam / pler in the 12 / year of her age / in the year of / our lord 1806 / sarah morgan / jahu morgan", flanked by two large potted flowers, all within a wide foliate border. Later frame. 1806. 18 1/2" x 20 1/2" sight.
Fair to good condition with heavy toning at black stitching, other toning around border, no holes or losses, several minor pulled stitches.