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Mary A. Brown, 1818

Sampler Archive ID: SA000008
Maker: Mary A. Brown
Maker Birthplace: Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island
Maker Age: Unknown
Place Made: Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island
Year Made: 1818
Decade Made: 1810-1819
Owner: Rhode Island Historical Society
Accession Number: 1840.1.17
Contributor: Rhode Island Historical Society


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Tall rectangle
Object Dimensions: 16.8 H x 10.5 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: 1
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: 11
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal name, Place name, Date, Verse, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
Wrought 
By
Mary A. Brown
Prvidence [??] 1818
In thy fall book of the divine
My God inscribe this name
There let it fill some humble Place
Beneath the slaughtered Lamb
Motifs/Symbols: Floral and plant, Geometric, Human made object
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
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Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Black, Blue, Brown, Green, Pink, Rust, Tan, White, Yellow
Thread Condition: Borders: Intact
Text: Slight loss
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Chain, Satin, Stem, Straight, hem stitch
Thread Count: Vertical:
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State: Rhode Island
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