This sampler by Comfort Camberlin, dating to 1805, is stitched in cross stitch with silk embroidery thread on a linen ground with a thread count of warp 37, weft 38/ in. The inscription is: “COMFORT CHAMBERLIN 1805.” Comfort Chamberlin was born in 1787 to Samuel (1743-1821) and Sybil Thompson (ca. 1753-1837) Chamberlin in Kent, Litchfield Co., Connecticut. She did not marry and died April 11, 1873, in Kent, Connecticut.
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