Object Details

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Amey Randall, 1793

Sampler Archive ID: SA000034
Maker: Amey Randall
Maker Birthplace: Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island
Maker Age: 10-12 years
Place Made: Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island
School/Teacher:Mary Balch School
Year Made: 1793
Decade Made: 1790-1799
Owner: Rhode Island Historical Society
Accession Number: 1929.4.1
Contributor: Rhode Island Historical Society


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Mostly square
Object Dimensions: 19.5 H x 20.25 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: None
Decorative Bands: 2
Dividing Lines: None
Enclosures: None
Text types: Personal name, Date, Verse, Motto or aphorism
Text medium: Stitched
Youth is the time for progress in all Arts; Then use your Youth to gain the noblest parts.
May   14         17   93   
How did my Heart rejoice to hear
My Friends devoutly say
In Zion let us all appear
And keep the solemn Day
Amey Randalls wo rk
Motifs/Symbols: Animals, Architectural, Floral and plant, Human made object, Religious
Scenes/Pictures: Cityscape, Religious or Biblical, Church
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front:
Thread Condition: Text: Intact
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials: Ink
Stitch Types: Cross, Queen or rococo, Satin, Stem, Tent, Back, encroaching satin
Thread Count: Vertical:
Horizontal:

Maker History

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Birth Name:
object
Birthdate:
Joseph Randall of Providence, RI and his descendants, 1684-1868 Prepared by John A. C. Randall
Birth Location:
City: Providence
County: Providence
State Joseph Randall of Providence, RI and his descendants, 1684-1868 Prepared by John A. C. Randall
Death Date:
Joseph Randall of Providence, RI and his descendants, 1684-1868 Prepared by John A. C. Randall
Death Location:
cemetery records
Religion:
Sampler depicts the First Baptist Church
Parents:
Joseph Randall of Providence, RI and his descendants, 1684-1868 Prepared by John A. C. Randall, Whipple database http://db.whipple.org/getperson.php?personID=I16233&tree=whipple
Joseph Randall of Providence, RI and his descendants, 1684-1868 Prepared by John A. C. Randall
Joseph Randall of Providence, RI and his descendants, 1684-1868 Prepared by John A. C. Randall
Joseph Randall of Providence, RI and his descendants, 1684-1868 Prepared by John A. C. Randall
Joseph Randall of Providence, RI and his descendants, 1684-1868 Prepared by John A. C. Randall
Joseph Randall of Providence, RI and his descendants, 1684-1868 Prepared by John A. C. Randall
Marriages:
Children:

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Mrs. Oliver Hazard Perry Jr.
Relation to maker: uncertain

Conservation:
Exhibitions: Title: Let Virtue be a Guide to Thee: Needlework in the Education of Rhode Island Women, 1730-1830
Host: Rhode Island Historical Society
Location: Providence, RI
Date: Nov. 1983

Literature:

Author(s): Betty Ring
Title: Let Virtue be a Guide to Thee: Needlework in the Education of Rhode Island Women, 1730-1820
Publication/Publisher: Rhode Island Historical Society
Date: 1983

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