44.5 x 33 cm (17 1/2 x 13 inches)
Signature / Inscription / Marks
At upper: loss of stitching but presumably an uppercase alphabet including an ampersand, numbers 1-17, a lowercase alphabet, numbers 18-29, large script alphabet, maker's name at center: "Fanny Holyod Earle's Sampler Wrought at 11 Years of age"; below: "The Family Register/Fanny Holyrod Earle Born Tuesday Jully 8th 1806/William Earle Born Saturday April 16th 1808/George Earle Born Sunday October 1st 1809/Sarah Waterman Earle Born Friday August 31st 1812/ Marcy Arnold Earle Born Monday April 12th 1813/Sarah Arnold Earle Born Friday November 11th 1814/Oliver Earle Born Saturday August 17th 1816"; below: "Sarah W Earle Died Sunday May 9th 1813 Aged 5 Yr 9 M/Sarah A Earle Died Saturday August 19th 1815 Aged 9m 9d/ Oliver Earle Died Thursday Jue 26th 1817 Aged 10m 9d/Providence December 23d AD 1817"
Providence; Rhode Island
Gift of Mrs. Henry T. Brown in memory of Mrs. Cyrus Taft