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Samplers of the Carolina Piedmont: The Presbyterian Connection and the Bethel Group


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This article examines a series of eight embroidery samplers from the Piedmont region of North Carolina and South Carolina. These samplers were produced by schoolgirls who received instruction at academies associated with the Bethel Presbyterian Church of York County, South Carolina. The style of this group exhibits elements of Scottish and Irish needle working.
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21915
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