Hannag Breed

This American band sampler was originally worked in Lynn, Massachusetts. Hannah Breed is mentioned in Bolton and Coe's authoritative book American Samplers. Rows of lettering are intermixed with a row of sheep and cows, a verse, and floral bands. The verse says:

Hannah Breed is my name
New England is my station
Lynn is my dwelling place
and Christ is my salvation
Ages 9

Origin and date: Lynn, Massachusetts, 1756
Rated: Intermediate
Linen count and finished size: 25 count, 10"x22"
Stitches: Cross, eyelet, satin, long arm cross, herringbone, queen, lazy daisy, straight, Florentine
Source: Private collection

Kit with cotton floss: $44.00
Kit with silk floss: $77.00
Graph only: $7.00