Object Details

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Sarah Brown, 1799

Sampler Archive ID: SA000061
Maker: Sarah Brown
Maker Birthplace: Unknown
Maker Age: 13-15 years
Place Made: Unknown
Year Made: 1799
Decade Made: 1790-1799
Owner: Rhode Island Historical Society
Accession Number: 1977.23.88
Object Credit: Gift of Daughters of the American Revolution Gaspee Chapter
Contributor: Rhode Island Historical Society


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Tall rectangle
Object Dimensions: 14.3 H x 9.87 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: 1
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: 10
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal name, Date, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
       SARAH BR
OWN HER SAMPLER
MADE IN THE 14th Yr
OF HER AGE AD 1799
SB
Motifs/Symbols: Birds and insects, Floral and plant
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
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Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Black, Blue, Brown, Green, Red, Yellow
Thread Condition: Borders: Intact
Text: Intact
Symbols: Slight loss
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Chain, Satin
Thread Count: Vertical: 27
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
Relation to maker: Unknown

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