Object Details

Image courtesy of Rhode Island Historical Society

Unknown, octagon with border, n.d.

Sampler Archive ID: SA000001
Maker: Unknown
Maker Birthplace: Unknown
Maker Age: Unknown
Place Made: Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island
Year Made: Unknown
Decade Made: 1830-1839
Owner: Rhode Island Historical Society
Accession Number: 1840.1.1
Contributor: Rhode Island Historical Society

Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Mostly square
Object Dimensions: 16.2 H x 16.5 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: 2
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: 5
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Verse
Text medium: Stitched
Jesus Permit thy gracious name to stand
As the first effort of a youthful hand
And while her fingers o,er the canvass move
Engage her tender heart to seek thy love
Motifs/Symbols: Floral and plant, Geometric
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Black, Blue, Brown, Green, Pink, Red, Rust, White, Yellow
Thread Condition: Borders: Slight loss
Text: Intact
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Knotted, Tent, back, hem stitch
Thread Count: Vertical:

Maker History

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Birth Name: Unknown
Birth Location:
City: unknown
County: unknown
State: unknown
Death Date:
Death Location:
Parents: Mother: Birth: Death:
Father: Birth: Death:

Object History

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