Apphia Amanda Young, American, 1822 - 1910


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Linen embroidered with silk thread

Overall: 17 3/8 × 17 3/8 in. (44.1 × 44.1 cm)

Frame: 19 3/4 × 19 3/4 in. (50.2 × 50.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund, the Guernsey Center Moore 1904 Memorial Fund, and the Phyllis and Bertram Geller 1937 Memorial Fund



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name

Textile: Sampler

Research Area

Decorative Arts

Not on view

Course History

HIST 27, WGST 23, Gender and Power in American History from the Colonial Period to the Civil War, Leslie Butler, Spring 2012

HIST 9.01, America: From Invasion to Independence, Paul Musselwhite, Fall 2019

HIST 5.14, Americas: Invasion to Independence, Paul Musselwhite and Ernesto Mercadeo-Montero, Fall 2022

History 5.14, Americas: From Invasion to Independence, Ernesto Mercado-Montero and Paul Musselwhite, Fall 2023

Exhibition History

American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 9-December 9, 2007.

American Art, Colonial to Modern, Israel Sack Gallery and Rush Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 31, 2019-January 20, 2020.

American Folk Art at the Hood Museum of Art (a thematic partial permanent gallery installation); Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, July 16, 2015.

Publication History

Barbara J. MacAdam, The Collections: New Acquisitions, Hood Museum of Art Quarterly, Hanover, New Hampshire: Dartmouth College, Spring 2007, p.14, ill.

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 214-215, no. 188.

Barbara J. MacAdam, Building on Dartmouth's Historic American Collections: Hood Museum of Art Acquisitions since 1985, The Magazine Antiques, November 2007, New York: Brant Publications, color ill. p. 150.


Stephen and Carol Huber, Old Saybrook, Connecticut; sold to present collection, 2006.

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