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Elizabeth F. Bowen, n.d.

Sampler Archive ID: SA000023
Maker: Elizabeth F. Bowen
Maker Birthplace: Warren, Bristol County, Rhode Island
Maker Age: Unknown
Place Made: Warren, Bristol County, Rhode Island
Year Made: Unknown
Decade Made: 1860-1869
Owner: Rhode Island Historical Society
Accession Number: 1840.1.5
Contributor: Rhode Island Historical Society


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Wide rectangle
Object Dimensions: 7 H x 17.7 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: None
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: 4
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal name, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
Jj  Elizabeth F. Bowen
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Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
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Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Black, Blue, Brown, Tan
Thread Condition: Text: Slight loss
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross
Thread Count: Vertical:
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Maker History

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County: Bristol
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Spouse: George Barrows ReadBirth:
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Death:
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Date: before 1876Place:
Children:
Harry Bowen ReadBirth: Oct. 1, 1876Death:
Nathan Henry ReadBirth: Dec. 29, 1879Death: Jan. 11, 1947
Cynthia Lyon ReadBirth: Nov. 5, 1891Death:

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