ADA/Historic Deerfield Antiques Show 2015
Family Register/Memorial Sampler- Price Upon Request
Stephen & Carol Huber Old Saybrook, CT 860-388-6809 firstname.lastname@example.org www.antiquesamplers.com Jane Bancroft, Dunstable, Mass., dated 1830. Jane Bancroft stitched the unusual family register/memorial sampler in 1830 at the age of 23 in Dunstable, Massachusetts. The memorial is to her sister Martha Bancroft, born in 1816 and died in 1817. Interestingly Jane probably stitched in the death dates of her sibling on this family heirloom, note her brother Jonathan died in 1888. Jane was one of ten children born to Jonathan Bancroft and Sarah Taylor. She married Isaac Cummings, a stonecutter, in 1837, and they had two children. It is silk on linen, 17 by 17¼ inches sight.
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