Object Details

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Elizabeth Rhodes, n.d.

Sampler Archive ID: SA000072
Maker: Elizabeth Rhodes
Maker Birthplace: Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island
Maker Age: Unknown
Place Made: Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island
Year Made: Unknown
Decade Made: 1770-1780
Owner: Rhode Island Historical Society
Accession Number: 1982.39.1
Object Credit: Gift of Mrs. Elizabeth Taggart, 1982-04
Contributor: Rhode Island Historical Society


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Tall rectangle
Object Dimensions: 7 H x 5.25 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: None
Decorative Bands: 3
Dividing Lines: 14
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal name, Verse, Maker signature, Motto or aphorism
Text medium: Stitched
Love Thou The Lord And He will
Be A Tender Father unto Thee
Elizabeth Rhode
Take not The name of God in Vai
n nor dare his Holy Name profan 
                              e




Motifs/Symbols: Floral and plant, Geometric
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk Wool
Thread Colors Front: Black, Blue, Brown, Gold, Pink, Purple, Rust, Tan
Thread Condition: Borders: Intact
Text: Moderate loss
Symbols: Slight loss
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Satin
Thread Count: Vertical: 36
Horizontal: 32

Maker History

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Birth Name:
Rhode Island Historical Society catalog record
Birthdate:
Rhode Island Historical Society catalog record
Birth Location:
Rhode Island Vital Extracts 1636-1899
County: Newport
State Rhode Island Vital Extracts 1636-1899
Death Date:
Rhode Island Historical Society catalog record
Death Location:
Religion:
Parents:
Mother: unknown
Birth: Death:
From the article : Notices of the Descendants of Secretary Rawson, published as Volume three, in of the New England Historical & Genealogical Register
Birth: Death:
Marriages:
Spouse: Joseph RawsonBirth:
From the article : Notices of the Descendants of Secretary Rawson, published as Volume three, in of the New England Historical & Genealogical Register
Death:
From the article : Notices of the Descendants of Secretary Rawson, published as Volume three, in of the New England Historical & Genealogical Register
Date: 1785Place:
Children:
Samuel RawsonBirth: 1786Death:
William RawsonBirth: 1790Death:
Abby RawsonBirth: Death:
Abby Reynold RawsonBirth: Death:
Edward Dickens RawsonBirth: 1800Death:
Grindal RawsonBirth: Death:
Hannah Ruden RawsonBirth: 1801Death:
Rhode Island, Deaths, 1630-1930 Rhode Island, Deaths, 1630-1930
George Burrill RawsonBirth: 1805Death:

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Mrs. Elizabeth Taggart, 1982
Relation to maker: Unknown

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