Object Details

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Harriet W. Thorp, 1840

Sampler Archive ID: SA000047
Maker: Harriet Weltham Thorpe
Maker Birthplace: Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island
Maker Age: 7-9 years
Place Made: Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island
Year Made: 1840
Decade Made: 1840-1849
Owner: Rhode Island Historical Society
Accession Number: 1965.2.45
Object Credit: Bequest of Mrs. (Maria) Allston Thorpe
Contributor: Rhode Island Historical Society


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Wide rectangle
Object Dimensions: 8 H x 17.2 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: 1
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: 6
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal name, Place name, Date
Text medium: Stitched
Harriet W Thorp providence 1840 aged 10
Motifs/Symbols:
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Wool Linen
Thread Colors Front: Black, Blue, Purple, Red
Thread Condition: Borders: Intact
Text: Slight loss
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Eyelet
Thread Count: Vertical:
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Maker History

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Birth Name:
object, Rhode Island, Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950
Birthdate:
object, cemetery records
Birth Location:
census records
County: census records
State census records
Death Date:
cemetery records
Death Location:
cemetery records
Religion:
Uncertain
Parents:
David Thorp Papers. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Rhode Island, Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950
Rhode Island, Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950
David Thorp Papers. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
David Thorp Papers. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
David Thorp Papers. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Marriages:
Children:

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Mrs. (Maria) Allston Thorpe
Relation to maker: Unknown

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