Browse by Origin: American Samplers

American women brought their craft to the colonies as they emigrated from Europe and the United Kingdom. These influences are recognizable, especially in the earliest samplers. As samplermaking developed and more girls were sent away to school (rather than being taught at home), regional variations and specific teaching styles became very apparent.

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