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Sampler

Artist/Maker:
Hanes, Anna
Place Made:
Salem, North Carolina
Date Made:
1815-1820
Medium:
silk on linen
Dimensions:
LOA 21 1/4; WOA 17 1/4
Accession Number:
2296.3
Description:
Silk on linen sampler; upright vine arrangement up each side; top and bottom with leafy vine; a house, spring, and vase of flowers are across the bottom and the top section is filled with lines of various letters and the name “Anna Hanes.”
History:
LABEL NOTES: Anna Hanes married Emanuel Schober in 1826. Thier daughter, Louise Maria (b. 1837), married B.F. Crosland.

The maker of this sampler, Anna Hanes (1799-1869), was a member of the Hope Moravian congregation south of Salem. The daughter of Philip and Johanna Salome Frey (Hannah) Hanes, Anna was a boarding student since her parents did not live in Salem. Anna married Salem resident Emanuel Shober in 1826 and lived in Salem until her death.

Anna’s parents built the Philip Hanes House (now in Clemmons town limits) ca. 1798.

Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Howard Patterson.