Mary Waller ~ 1850 ~ wrought by 'Mary Waller Her Work 1850', in embroidered silk on linen with religious verses and motifs of Adam and Eve, girl on donkey, a cow, a griffin, fruit, flower basket and a conch shell, the whole in sawtooth and running vine border.
This must have been quite THE neighborhood to live in. Holy cow. Striking treatment of the brick houses, and a lot of little details in the figures, gardens, and scenery. This one kind of bucks tradition and focuses on what we all love about samplers: those big red houses.