L. Russell Sampler
Signed “Lucinda Russel Her Work” Dated 1825 Composition: Linear border on all four sides; cranberry and green floral additions on the right and left sides with two large flowers in the lower corners. Inner cranberry frame on three sides, enclosing alphabets and numerals 1 to 10. In the lower section, the words “Lucinda Russel Her Work” and the date 1825; Colors: Cranberry, forest green, light blue, rust brown, gold and black. A colonial house with two chimnies; a smaller house with red chimney; a pine tree to one side and to the other side, a strawberry with green leaves. 19.25″ long x 13.5″ high Stitched to acid free board. 8″H x 16″W19.25″ long x 13.5″ high Stitched to acid free board. Frame: modern burl walnut with gold liner. State: Maine. The family register contained the following information (The Russell Family Register was also worked by Lucinda, although incomplete): Parents: Calvin Russell born August 19, 1786 Lydia Russell born November 26, 17… Children: Lucinda born March 10, 1815; Cordelia born March 18, 1818; Calvin S…………… The family lived in Belfast, Maine. 13.5″H x 19.25″W
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