Sarah Dean sampler, Saco, ca. 1800

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


Green sampler made by Sarah Dean of Saco/Biddeford at age 12.

She was the daughter of Ezra Dean and she later married George Williams.

Green linen is very unusual in samplers.

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About This Item

  • Title: Sarah Dean sampler, Saco, ca. 1800
  • Creator: Dean, Sarah
  • Creation Date: circa 1800
  • Subject Date: circa 1800
  • Town: Biddeford, Saco
  • County: York
  • State: ME
  • Media: Silk on linen warp and wool weft
  • Dimensions: 46 cm x 29 cm
  • Local Code: A86-567
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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