The linen is evenly darkened with age as you would expect. It is an alphabet sampler with a verse.It has a floral border and a small animal above a jar where the signature appears. Martha Halstead Aged 10 years 1832. My research of Halstead geneology shows a Martha Halstead born July 1, 1822 in New York daughter of John Halstead and Patty Starr. I have no certain guarantee that this is one and the same although it is the only Martha Halstead in a long list of Halstead ancestry that fits. It measures 12.6" X 18.6". Let your first thoughts each day to God be given. And still with fervant zeal ask help from Heaven.
To shall each act a Blefsing still obtain. And all your future hours be free from paine. To please my parents and improve my mind. This useful work was by my friends design. The item "Dated 1832 Martha Halstead New York Framed Verse Sampler Blues Mint!
NR AAFA" is in sale since Friday, February 1, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Linens & Textiles (Pre-1930)\Samplers". The seller is "superct" and is located in Douglas, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Uruguay, Viet nam.