Object Details

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Lydia Bond, 1794

Sampler Archive ID: SA000026
Maker: Lydia Bond
Maker Birthplace: Unknown
Maker Age: Unknown
Place Made: Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts
Year Made: 1794
Decade Made: 1790-1799
Owner: Rhode Island Historical Society
Accession Number: 1840.1.8
Contributor: Rhode Island Historical Society

Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Tall rectangle
Object Dimensions: 12 H x 6.85 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: None
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: 13
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal name, Place name, Date, Maker signature, Motto or aphorism
Text medium: Stitched
Lydia Bond,s Sampler Wrought in Leicester May 31 1794
memento mori
Motifs/Symbols: Animals, Floral and plant, Geometric
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Black, Blue, Brown, Green, Pink, Tan, White
Thread Condition: Borders: Moderate loss
Text: Intact
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Satin, Half Cross, Reversible Cross
Thread Count: Vertical: 22
Horizontal: 24

Maker History

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Birth Location:
City: unknown
County: unknown
State: unknown
Death Date:
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Father: Birth: Death:

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