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Region: Middle Tennessee
1851 Esther Elizabeth Clinton Dysart
Red and Green
Palmetto, Marshall Co.

2112"V x 2314"H © TSS 172
fibers: silk and wool
ground: 24 ct. wool/cotton blend
Esther Elizabeth Clinton Dysart (1836-1878), known as Clinton, worked her sampler the same year that her sister Susan worked her second sampler. Clinton suffered from epilepsy, and was cared for by Susan throughout her life.
This large and colorful sampler is worked with both silk and wool on a wool and cotton blend ground fabric. The sampler is in its original frame.
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