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Hannah E. Magill, 1841

Sampler Archive ID: SA000019
Maker: Hannah E. Magill
Maker Birthplace: East Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut
Maker Age: 13-15 years
Place Made: Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut
Year Made: 1841
Decade Made: 1840-1849
Owner: Rhode Island Historical Society
Accession Number: 1840.1.27
Contributor: Rhode Island Historical Society


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Wide rectangle 12.75 by 17.5
Object Dimensions: 12.75 H x 17.5 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: 1
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: 6
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Personal name, Date, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
Hannah E Magill's Sampler 
Wrought Se[pt]em[b]er 1st 1841
Motifs/Symbols: Architectural, Floral and plant, Geometric
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Wool
Thread Colors Front: Blue, Green, Pink, Red, White
Thread Condition: Borders: Moderate loss
Text: Considerable loss
Symbols: Moderate loss
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Rice
Thread Count: Vertical:
Horizontal:

Maker History

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Birth Name:
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Birthdate:
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Birth Location:
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County: Hartford
State census records
Death Date:
cemetery records
Death Location:
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Religion:
Uncertain
Parents:
Mother: Lois
census records
census records
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ancestry.com family trees
Death:
Marriages:
Spouse: Urbano/Urbino/Urbane HouseBirth:
census records
Death:
Date: September 11, 1853Place:
Children:
Winthrope HouseBirth: 1853Death: 1900

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