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Region: Middle Tennessee
1843 Sarah Elizabeth Lillard
Red and Green Group

2114"V x 1534"H © TSS 207
fibers: silk and wool
ground: 22 ct. cotton
Sarah’s text is from Ecclesiastes 12:1:

Remember thy Creator
in the days of thy youth.

She tells us her age (she was 14 years, 7 months, and 10 days old when she finished her sampler), the date of completion, and her county and state.

Sarah Elizabeth Lillard’s
sampler wrought in the
fifteenth year of her
age. August the 30th..

Williamson Cty

The modern mat and frame may cover a border.
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