Object Details

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Betsy Harris, n.d.

Sampler Archive ID: SA000030
Maker: Betsy Harris
Maker Birthplace: Smithfield, Providence County, Rhode Island
Maker Age: Unknown
Place Made: Smithfield, Providence County, Rhode Island
Year Made: Unknown
Decade Made: 1800-1809
Owner: Rhode Island Historical Society
Accession Number: 1920.9.1
Object Credit: Gift of Mrs. F. A. Waterman, 1920-04-07
Contributor: Rhode Island Historical Society


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Tall rectangle
Object Dimensions: 15.5 H x 12 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: None
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: 6
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal name, Place name, Date, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
Betsy Harris of Smithfield
in the County of Providence
and State of Rhodeisland
was born april the 8 AD 1790
Let spot

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HI

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Motifs/Symbols:
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
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Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Black, Brown, Green, Pink, Tan, White
Thread Condition:
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Eyelet
Thread Count: Vertical:
Horizontal:

Maker History

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Birth Name:
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Birthdate:
object Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914
Birth Location:
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County: Providence
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Parents:
Mother: Lucy Hill
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Death:
Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914 Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914
Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914 Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914
Rhode Island, Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950
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Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Mrs. F.A. Waterman, 1920
Relation to maker: Unknown

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