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S. R., 1798

Sampler Archive ID: SA000004
Maker: Unknown
Maker Birthplace: Unknown
Maker Age: Unknown
Place Made: Unknown
Year Made: 1798
Decade Made: 1790-1799
Owner: Rhode Island Historical Society
Accession Number: 1840.1.12
Contributor: Rhode Island Historical Society


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Mostly square 14.875 by 12.375
Object Dimensions: 14.8 H x 12.3 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: 3
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: 6
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal initials, Date, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
SR
1798
Motifs/Symbols: Floral and plant
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
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Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Blue, Green, Pink, Purple, Rust, Tan, White, Yellow
Thread Condition: Borders: Intact
Text: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Eyelet, Hemstitch
Thread Count: Vertical:
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Maker History

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Birth Name: Unknown
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City: unknown
County: unknown
State: unknown
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