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Region: East Tennessee
1857 Sarah Catherine Cox
Knoxville, Knox Co.
Museum of Appalachia, Norris

14"V x 20"H © TSS 186
fibers: wool
ground: 28 ct. perforated paper
Description:
Sarah completed her sampler on her nineteenth birthday. The wool and perforated paper she used are unusually fine. Sarah’s roses, worked with satin stitch and back stitch, must have been difficult to execute on perforated paper.