Object Details

Image courtesy of Rhode Island Historical Society

Elizabeth Rhodes, n.d.

Sampler Archive ID: SA000073
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: 1982.39.2
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: 7.87 H x 6.5 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: 1
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: 9
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal initials, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Black, Blue, Brown, Red
Thread Condition: Borders: Intact
Text: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross
Thread Count: Vertical: 33
Horizontal: 40

Maker History

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Birth Name:
Rhode Island Historical Society catalog record
Rhode Island Historical Society catalog record
Birth Location:
City: Newport
County: Newport
State: Rhode Island
Death Date:
Rhode Island Historical Society catalog record
Death Location:
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:
Samuel RawsonBirth: 1786Death:
Joseph Rawson JrBirth: 1788Death:
William Rhodes RawsonBirth: 1790Death:
Grindal RawsonBirth: Death:
Hannah RawsonBirth: Death:

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Mrs. Elizabeth Taggart, 1982-04
Relation to maker: Unknown


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