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Polly Fuller, 1790

Sampler Archive ID: SA000027
Maker: Polly Fuller
Maker Birthplace: Needham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts
Maker Age: 10-12 years
Place Made: Needham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts
Year Made: 1790
Decade Made: 1790-1799
Owner: Rhode Island Historical Society
Accession Number: 1840.1.9
Contributor: Rhode Island Historical Society


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Tall rectangle
Object Dimensions: 10.5 H x 8 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: 3
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: 3
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal name, Place name, Date, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
POLLY FULLER
of Needham 
a10  1790  4
Motifs/Symbols: Human made object, crown at end of alphabet
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
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Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Black, Blue, Brown, Gold, Orange
Thread Condition: Borders: Considerable loss
Text: Considerable loss
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Eyelet, Satin, reversible cross, half cross, hemstitch, wrapped bars
Thread Count: Vertical:
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County: Norfolk
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