Object Details

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Caroline Newbold, 1818

Sampler Archive ID: SA000037
Maker: Caroline Newbold
Maker Birthplace: Delaware County, Pennsylvania
Maker Age: 10-12 years
Place Made: Middletown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Year Made: 1818
Decade Made: 1810-1819
Owner: Rhode Island Historical Society
Accession Number: 1944.9.2
Object Credit: Gift of Caroline Hazard, 1944
Contributor: Rhode Island Historical Society

Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Mostly square
Object Dimensions: 13.25 H x 14 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: 1
Decorative Bands: 1
Dividing Lines: 3
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal name, Date, Verse
Text medium: Stitched
But oh thou bounteous Giver of all good,
Thou art of all thy gifts thyself the crown.
Give what thou canst, without thee we are poor
And with thee rich. take what thou will away.
                                   Cowp r
Caroline Newbolds work aged ten years 1818
Motifs/Symbols: Birds and insects, Floral and plant, Quaker motifs
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Black, Blue, Brown, Green, Pink, Purple, Red, Yellow
Thread Condition:
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Queen or rococo, Satin, Stem
Thread Count: Vertical:

Maker History

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Birth Name:
tombstone, Quaker Meeting Records; Call Number: MR Ph 99
Birth Location:
City: unknown
County: tombstone, Quaker Meeting Records; Call Number: MR Ph 99
State tombstone, Quaker Meeting Records; Call Number: MR Ph 99
Death Date:
Death Location:
family connections, Quaker Meeting Records; Call Number: MR Ph 99
Quaker Meeting Records; Call Number: MR Ph:600
Caroline's tombstone, Quaker Meeting Records; Call Number: MR Ph 99
Birth: Death:
Rowland Hazard IIBirth: Aug. 26, 1829Death: Aug. 16, 1898
John Newbold HazardBirth: 1836Death: 1900

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Caroline Hazard, 1944
Relation to maker: Unknown

Exhibitions: Title: Unknown
Host: Rhode Island Historical Society
Location: Providence, RI
Date: Mar. 1970 - Dec. 1970


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