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Region: Middle Tennessee
c.1835 Elizabeth Buford Fleming
Green and Pink Group

1614"V x 17"H © TSS 211
fibers: silk
ground: 24 ct. linen
Elizabeth’s sampler is part of a large group of samplers worked in several adjoining counties in Middle Tennessee. All feature a border of white (originally pink) flowers with green foliage. Elizabeth is related to sampler maker Elizabeth Ann Jane Fleming (TSS 078), who worked her sampler in 1831.

Although her black thread has disintegrated, the threads are still distorted and the date of 1835 is the most likely for completion.
Related Samplers
1831 Elizabeth C. Sharp
1831 Elizabeth Ann Jane Fleming
1827 Margaret D. Robinson
c.1832 Mary Elizabeth Boon(e)
1832 Nancy Brown Murry
1832 Penelope C. Williams
1832 Caroline Frances DeMoss
c.1834 Elizabeth Caroline Goodner
1835 Sarah Brevard Donoho
1830 Elizabeth Hays Donelson
1828 Bennetta E. Rawlings
1833 Margaret Thompson
c.1835 Elizabeth Buford Fleming