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Sarah T. Borden, 1838

Sampler Archive ID: SA000016
Maker: Sarah Thomas Borden
Maker Birthplace: Warren, Bristol County, Rhode Island
Maker Age: 7-9 years
Place Made: Warren, Bristol County, Rhode Island
Year Made: 1838
Decade Made: 1830-1839
Owner: Rhode Island Historical Society
Accession Number: 1840.1.24
Contributor: Rhode Island Historical Society


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Mostly square
Object Dimensions: 8.5 H x 8.38 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: 2
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: 3
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal name, Date, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
Sarah T Borden A
10 years July 11 AD 1838
Motifs/Symbols:
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Black, Brown, Green
Thread Condition: Borders: Intact
Text: Moderate loss
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross
Thread Count: Vertical:
Horizontal:

Maker History

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Birth Name: Sarah Thomas Borden
Birthdate:
ancestry.com family trees
Birth Location:
ancestry.com family trees
County: Bristol
State: Rhode Island
Death Date:
Rhode Island, Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950
Death Location:
Rhode Island, Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950
Religion:
Parents:
Rhode Island, Marriages, 1724-1916
census records
census records
Rhode Island, Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950
census records
Rhode Island, Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950
Marriages:
Spouse:
Rhode Island, Marriages, 1724-1916
Birth:
tombstone
Death:
Date: Nov. 2, 1851Place:
Children:
Luther CarrBirth: 1855Death: 1887
Abbie Elizabeth CarrBirth: 1859Death: May 27, 1944

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