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Lucy Horton, n.d.

Sampler Archive ID: SA000060
Maker: Lucy B. Horton
Maker Birthplace: Providence County, Rhode Island
Maker Age: 7-9 years
Place Made: Cumberland, Providence County, Rhode Island
Year Made: Unknown
Decade Made: 1820-1829
Owner: Rhode Island Historical Society
Accession Number: 1977.23.87
Contributor: Rhode Island Historical Society


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Mostly square
Object Dimensions: 8.5 H x 8.37 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: 1
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: 8
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Personal name, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
Lucy Hortons. Samplar made 
in the 8th year of her age
Motifs/Symbols: Geometric
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Black, Brown
Thread Condition: Borders: Intact
Text: Intact
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross
Thread Count: Vertical: 26
Horizontal: 28

Maker History

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Birth Name:
object, Arnold, James Newell. Rhode Island Vital Extracts, 1636-1850, Vol. 3, p. 54
Birthdate:
Findagrave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/111574093/lucy-b.-ray, 1850 census
Birth Location:
City: unknown
County: Arnold, James Newell. Rhode Island Vital Extracts, 1636-1850, Vol. 3, p. 54
State Arnold, James Newell. Rhode Island Vital Extracts, 1636-1850, Vol. 3, p. 54
Death Date:
Findagrave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/111574093/lucy-b.-ray
Death Location:
1850 census
Religion:
Joined Providence Methodist Church in 1838. Verse on other sampler by maker is Protestant hymn.
Parents:
RI marriages 1724-1916 Cumberland RI
Birth:
Death:
RI marriages 1724-1916 Cumberland RI
Birth: Death:
Marriages:
Children:
Edward B. RayBirth: Death:
Sarah E. RayBirth: Death:

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