Rosena Disery 1820 Sampler | WorksByABC

Rosena Disery 1820 Sampler | WorksByABC

Rosena Disery 1820 Sampler | WorksByABC

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Designer's Note: Rosena Disery stitched her sampler in 1820 at the New York African Free School. It is one of a few samplers known to have been stitched by a Black girl and one of only two from this school. This pattern was created with permission of the New York Historical Society, which owns Rosena's sampler.

Amazingly, for a 19th century Black woman, there is a good deal known about Rosena's life. Extensive information about her and the school is included in the pattern.

About the pattern: The model was stitch on 32 count fabric using DMC threads. (See pictures for details.) Only cross stitches are used, but there is both over 2 and over 1 stitching in this pattern.

Stitch count is 219 x 177. Pattern is black and white.

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