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C. H. Child, n.d.

Sampler Archive ID: SA000018
Maker: C. H. Child
Maker Birthplace: Unknown
Maker Age: 10-12 years
Place Made: Unknown
Year Made: Unknown
Decade Made: Unsure
Owner: Rhode Island Historical Society
Accession Number: 1840.1.26
Contributor: Rhode Island Historical Society


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Mostly square
Object Dimensions: 9.75 H x 10.7 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: 1
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: 8
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal initials, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
      C.H. Child
Wrought this aged 11
Motifs/Symbols:
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Cotton Unsure Linen cotton blend
Ground Condition: Wear:
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Thread: Silk Wool
Thread Colors Front: Blue, Green, Orange, Pink, Purple, White
Thread Condition: Borders: Intact
Text: Slight loss
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross
Thread Count: Vertical: 20
Horizontal: 22

Maker History

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County: unknown
State: unknown
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