Susanna was the daughter of Joseph Sisson and Priscilla Taylor and the fifth child out of nine children. The family moved from Portsmouth, Rhode Island, to Newport around 1801. Four of the samplers made by six of the girls have survived and both this one and her sister's are similar in design, whereas the other two are quite different in style.
Accession no. 20.196, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design.
Stitches used are cross stitch, cross over one, satin, tent, queen and some freehand embroidery.
Size: 7.5" x 8.75; (19cm x 22cm)
Thread Count: 32 the per in. (12 thr per cm)
Recommended Level: Intermediate
Cost: $91.00, cht. $22.00
Categories: Last Year, North American / Mexico, Rhode Island
All prices are in US Dollars.