Object Details

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Phebe Aldrich Scott, c. 1814

Sampler Archive ID: SA000048
Maker: Phebe Aldrich Scott
Maker Birthplace: Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island
Maker Age: 10-12 years
Place Made: Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island
Year Made: 1814
Decade Made: 1810-1819
Owner: Rhode Island Historical Society
Accession Number: 1965.2.46
Object Credit: Bequest of Mrs. (Maria) Allston Thorpe, 1965
Contributor: Rhode Island Historical Society


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Tall rectangle
Object Dimensions: 18.1 H x 7.87 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: 1
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: 15
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal name, Place name, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
Phebe Aldrich Scotts


Marked This In The 12
Year of her Age
Providence
Motifs/Symbols: Geometric
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk Wool
Thread Colors Front: Black, Blue, Green, Pink, Tan, White
Thread Condition: Borders: Slight loss
Text: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Chain, Eyelet, Four sided, Queen or rococo, Stem, backstitch, double running
Thread Count: Vertical:
Horizontal:

Maker History

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Birth Name:
object
Birthdate:
Rhode Island, Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950
Birth Location:
census records
County: Providence
State census records
Death Date:
Rhode Island, Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950
Death Location:
Rhode Island, Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950
Religion:
Uncertain
Parents:
Rhode Island, Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950
Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988
cemetery records North Burial Ground Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Rhode Island, Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950
cemetery records North Burial Ground Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
cemetery records North Burial Ground Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Marriages:
Children:

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Mrs. (Maria) Allston Thorpe, 1965
Relation to maker: Unknown

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