Sampler by R. Bryant. On the back of the sampler there is a
genealogical “Individual Record” showing Rachel Bryant being born in Burke
County, Georgia in 1771 and dying in Columbia County, Georgia in 1826. Rachel is said to have married William W. Entrekin
in 1786 in Burkes County, Georgia. The
information is shown to be submitted by Carole Imes, 206 Mockingbird Lane,
Winter Springs, FL 32708.
The sampler has the alphabet set out twice
and then the name R. Bryant 8.
If the genealogical information set out
above is correct, the sampler would have been made in 1779. The style of the sampler conforms to that
The sampler is approximately 7 inches high
and 5⅞ inches wide. The frame is
relatively new and measures 7⅛ inches by 8¼ inches.