My Handid Christmas

Monday, January 2, 2012

New Year- New Goodes!!

SOLD- Thank you!Cora Aber Sampler CupboardTuck Cora Aber was born in 1869 in Mc Donough County Illinois. She lived on the open prairie until she was 20 years old when she traveled by covered wagon to Indian Territory , Oklahoma. She met and married Henry McLish a half blood Chicasaw Indian.
After having 5 children and several grandchildren she passed away in Oklahoma in 1921.
This sampler is a tribute to her and is stitched as authentically as I could including the not so perfect border on the right hand side- much as a 10 year old would have stitched it.
It measures 5"w x 6"h and is backed with old blue wool and heavily coffee dyed.
10.00 plus 3.50 shipping
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Mariah Benson's Spring Cupboard Pillow

Mariah Benson lived in Colonial Massachusettes and married a man by the name of Edward Bumpus.

Cross stitching would have been learned by her at a very early age.
The piece is stitched on 28 ct linen and backed with old blue wool.
Measures 8"w x 6"h
28.00 plus 3.50 shipping
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Sarah Jones Sampler Pillow
Sarah Jones was born in 1838 and lived all of her life on the prairie country.
She married in Yorktown, Illinois and gave birth to 4 children- one of them died in infancy.
In her later years she owned and operated her own sawmill
Sarah passed away in 1931 in the small prairie town of Tampico, IL.
The pillow is 9 1/2 " w x 9 1/2" h
It is backed with old blue wool fabric and the entire pillow has been coffee dyed.
35.00 plus 6.00 shipping
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  1. Debra, they are all wonderful. Very nice touch adding the history of the young ladies.
    Beautiful job!