Cross-stitch sampler by Anne Thomas, Wales, 1864.
This needlework sampler, which includes two verses in Welsh and one in English, was stitched by Anne Thomas of Wales. Anne’s daughters Mary and Elizabeth came to Wisconsin in the 1890s, joining other relatives who had previously settled in the Waukesha area. The first Welsh immigrants to Wisconsin arrived in 1840.
via: Waukesha County Museum by way of Wisconsin Decorative Arts Database
read more: Sadie Rowlands Price, “The Welsh of Waukesha County,” Wisconsin Magazine of History 26:3 (1943)