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Sue Studebaker

Sue Studebaker is the author of Ohio Samplers: Schoolgirl Embroideries, 1803-1850 and has published articles in the Antique Review and Early American Life. She lectures widely and teaches courses on American decorative arts. 

Listed in: Gender Studies · Antiques and Collectibles · Art · Textile Arts · History · Ohio and Regional · American History · 19th century · Women’s Studies · Women’s History

Listed in The Magazine Antiques as one of the top eleven recommended books on American samplers and needlework.
Cover of 'Ohio Is My Dwelling Place'

Ohio Is My Dwelling Place
Schoolgirl Embroideries, 1800–1850
By Sue Studebaker

One of the most intriguing cultural artifacts of our nation’s past was made by young girls—the embroidery sampler. In Ohio Is My Dwelling Place, American decorative arts expert Sue Studebaker documents the samplers created in Ohio prior to 1850, the girls who made them, their families, and the teachers who taught them to stitch.In

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