Sampler enthusiasts will be looking forward to the publication of Columbia’s Daughters: Girlhood Embroidery from the District of Columbia, authored by Dr. Gloria Seaman Allen. The book is being published through a collaboration of the Chesapeake Book Company and the Sampler Consortium.
Susan P. Schoelwer, Curator, George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate, Museum & Gardens, has written a review of the book, which begins: “Columbia’s Daughters provides a rich and rewarding view of a fascinating but as yet under-studied center of girlhood education and embroidery production – the District of Columbia.” Read the rest of her review here:
Questions and ordering information, contact:
Gloria Seaman Allen
6201 Swan Creek Road
Rock Hall, MD 21661