Rachel Lovina Cook Holden, American, 1807 - 1867



Linen with embroidery

Overall: 11 13/16 × 10 1/4 in. (30 × 26 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Victoria Bates



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name

Textile: Sampler

Research Area

Decorative Arts

Not on view


A-Z and 1-10; "Rachel Cook's Sampler, Wrought in the 11th year of her age." Lower panel of various designs.


Rachel Lovina Cook Holden (1807-1867), Springfield, Vermont; to her daughter, Mary Holden Bates (1826-unknown); by descent to (Grace) Victoria Bates (1872-1925), Springfield, Vermont; given to present collection, 1917.

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