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Harriet Henrietta Eggleston, 1838

Sampler Archive ID: SA000017
Maker: Harriett Henrietta Eggleston
Maker Birthplace: Barkhamsted, Litchfeld County, Connecticut
Maker Age: 10-12 years
Place Made: Litchfield County, Connecticut
Year Made: 1838
Decade Made: 1830-1839
Owner: Rhode Island Historical Society
Accession Number: 1840.1.25
Contributor: Rhode Island Historical Society


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Mostly square
Object Dimensions: 15.5 H x 15.8 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: 1
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: 5
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal name, Date, Verse, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
Harriet Henrietta Eggleston was born
March 30th 1828 This sampler was mar.
.ked by her in the year 1838
This I have done that you may see
What care my teacher took of me
Motifs/Symbols: Birds and insects, Floral and plant, Geometric, Human made object
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Wool
Thread Colors Front: Black, Blue, Brown, Orange, Pink, Tan, White, Yellow
Thread Condition: Borders: Intact
Text: Intact
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Eyelet
Thread Count: Vertical:
Horizontal:

Maker History

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Birth Name:
object
Birthdate:
object,Connecticut, Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection]
Birth Location:
Connecticut, Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection]
County: Litchfeld
State Connecticut, Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection]
Death Date:
Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629-1934
Death Location:
Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629-1934
Religion:
Uncertain
Parents:
Online genealogy: Descendants of Giles Gibbs http://www.wnconline.net/~hermes/gsdnap/submissions/Giles%20Gibbs.pdf
Online genealogy: Descendants of Giles Gibbs http://www.wnconline.net/~hermes/gsdnap/submissions/Giles%20Gibbs.pdf Riverside Cemetery, Litchfield, CT http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=g
Online genealogy: Descendants of Giles Gibbs http://www.wnconline.net/~hermes/gsdnap/submissions/Giles%20Gibbs.pdf Riverside Cemetery, Litchfield, CT http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=g
Online genealogy: Descendants of Giles Gibbs http://www.wnconline.net/~hermes/gsdnap/submissions/Giles%20Gibbs.pdf Riverside Cemetery http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=94619639
Online genealogy: Descendants of Giles Gibbs http://www.wnconline.net/~hermes/gsdnap/submissions/Giles%20Gibbs.pdf Riverside Cemetery http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=94619639
Online genealogy: Descendants of Giles Gibbs http://www.wnconline.net/~hermes/gsdnap/submissions/Giles%20Gibbs.pdf Riverside Cemetery http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=94619639
Marriages:
Spouse:
Connecticut, Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection
Birth:
Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629-1934
Death:
Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629-1934
Date:
Connecticut, Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection]
Place:
Children:
Frank B. AndrewsBirth: Aug. 26, 1856Death: Apr. 1, 1889

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