Object Details

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Ann Barton, 1800

Sampler Archive ID: SA000006
Maker: Anna Maria Barton
Maker Birthplace: Pawtucket, Providence County, Rhode Island
Maker Age: 10-12 years
Place Made: Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island
School/Teacher:Mary Balch School
Year Made: 1800
Decade Made: 1800-1809
Owner: Rhode Island Historical Society
Accession Number: 1840.1.14
Object Credit: Bequest of Rev. George Cushman, 1840
Contributor: Rhode Island Historical Society


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Memorial or Mourning Picture
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Mostly square
Object Dimensions: 17.5 H x 17 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: None
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: None
Enclosures: None
Text types: Personal name, Place name, Date, Verse, Maker signature
Text medium: Handwritten
Sacred to the memory of Benjamin
and Daniel Barton.
Dwelt wit, and youth, and sweetness, here
Oh view the change, and drop a tear.
Wrought by Ann Barton. Providence Oct. 1800.
Motifs/Symbols: Architectural, Floral and plant, Human made object
Scenes/Pictures: Landscape, Mourning or memorial, Weeping willow over tomb with two urns
Ground: Silk
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk chenille
Thread Colors Front:
Thread Condition:
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Long and short, Satin, Stem, Encroaching satin, couching
Thread Count: Vertical:
Horizontal:

Maker History

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Birth Name:
object, Rhode Island, Births, 1636-1930
Birthdate:
Let Virtue Be a Guide to Thee Betty Ring,Rhode Island, Births, 1636-1930
Birth Location:
Rhode Island, Births, 1636-1930
County: Providence
State Rhode Island, Births, 1636-1930
Death Date:
Let Virtue Be a Guide to Thee Betty Ring, cemetery records
Death Location:
cemetery records
Religion:
Husband financed a building for a Protestant church, one son became a Doctor of Divinity
Parents:
Let Virtue Be a Guide to Thee Betty Ring,Rhode Island, Vital Extracts, 1636-1899
Let Virtue Be a Guide to Thee Betty Ring,Rhode Island, Vital Extracts, 1636-1899
Let Virtue Be a Guide to Thee Betty Ring
Let Virtue Be a Guide to Thee Betty Ring, Rhode Island, Births, 1636-1930
Let Virtue Be a Guide to Thee Betty Ring,Vital record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850, first series, births, marriages and deaths : a family register for the people
Let Virtue Be a Guide to Thee Betty Ring,Rhode Island, cemetery records
Marriages:
Spouse: Apollos CushmanBirth:
Let Virtue Be a guide to thee, http://cushmansite.com/Cushman_Gen_site/Descendants/fh01/fh01_187.htm
Death:
Let Virtue Be a guide to Thee, Betty Ring. Cemetery records
Date:
Massachusetts, Marriage Index, 1784-1840
Place:
Children:
Charles Edward Sidney CushmanBirth: 1811Death: after 1870
Harriett Sterling CushmanBirth: Mar. 7, 1814Death: Jun. 1816
Henry Barton CushmanBirth: Sep. 23, 1815Death: after 1880
William Murry CushmanBirth: May 7, 1817Death: May 22, 1851
George Francis CushmanBirth: Feb. 24, 1819Death: 1890
James Warren CushmanBirth: Jan. 3, 1821Death:
Johnn Barton CushmanBirth: Dec. 3, 1823Death:

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Reverend George Cushman, 1840
Relation to maker: Unknown

Conservation:
Exhibitions: Title: Let Virtue be a Guide to Thee: Needlework in the Education of Rhode Island Women, 1730-1830
Host: Rhode Island Historical Society
Location: Providence, RI
Date: Nov. 1983

Literature:

Author(s): Betty Ring
Title: Let Virtue be a Guide to Thee: Needlework in the Education of Rhode Island Women, 1730-1820
Publication/Publisher: Rhode Island Historical Society
Date: 1983

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