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Region: Middle Tennessee
1831 Sarah Harriet Stephenson
Little Dog Group

1614"V x 18"H © TSS 015
fibers: silk
ground: 23 V/26 H ct. linen
Sarah Harriet Stephenson (1819-1848) was the only child of Dr. James White Stephenson II and his first wife Jennet Wilson. The family lived in Spring Hill on the border of Williamson and Maury Counties. Sarah married David Caldwell Brown, had two children, and died when her youngest daughter was a year old.
Sarah’s sampler has been reproduced by the Tennessee Sampler Survey. See pp. 10-16 of Vol. 54 of Sampler and Antique Needlework Quarterly (Spring 2009).
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