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Elizabeth Horton, 1821

Sampler Archive ID: SA000059
Maker: Elizabeth Horton
Maker Birthplace: Unknown
Maker Age: 7-9 years
Place Made: Unknown
Year Made: 1821
Decade Made: 1820-1829
Owner: Rhode Island Historical Society
Accession Number: 1977.23.86
Object Credit: Gift of Daughters of the American Revolution Gaspee Chapter, 1977-05
Contributor: Rhode Island Historical Society


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Mostly square
Object Dimensions: 8 H x 7.75 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: 1
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: 8
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Personal name, Date, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
Elizabeth Horton born
May 25 AD 1812
  
1821
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Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Blue, Red
Thread Condition: Borders: Intact
Text: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross
Thread Count: Vertical: 30
Horizontal: 31

Maker History

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County: unknown
State: unknown
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Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Daughters of the American Revolution Gaspee Chapter, 1977
Relation to maker: Unknown

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