Margaret Stewart Sewing Sampler, 1811
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- A sampler sewn by Margaret Stewart in 1811. The sampler measures 38cm x 90cm, and there is a dark green trim around the outside. The lettering on the sampler reads "Learning will stand you friend when riches fail and happy are those that attain it". The sampler is also inscribed "MS in the year 10 of her age 1811". Samplers provide us an understanding of the education of women in Niagara during this time. This sampler shows the craftsmanship, creativity and skill required.
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- Image courtesy of the Niagara Historical Society & Museum
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