Object Details

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Jane Whitman, 1756

Sampler Archive ID: SA000075
Maker: Jane Whitman
Maker Birthplace: Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island
Maker Age: 7-9 years
Place Made: Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island
Year Made: 1756
Decade Made: 1750-1759
Owner: Rhode Island Historical Society
Accession Number: 1982.39.4
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: 10.2 H x 9.12 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: 3
Decorative Bands: 2
Dividing Lines: 8
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal name, Date, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
Jane Whitman her sampler
was made in the tenth year of her age 1756
Motifs/Symbols: Floral and plant, Geometric
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Cotton
Thread Colors Front: Blue, Green, Pink, White, Yellow
Thread Condition: Borders: Intact
Text: Slight loss
Symbols: Slight loss
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Eyelet, Satin
Thread Count: Vertical: 37
Horizontal: 30

Maker History

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Birth Name:
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Birthdate:
Rhode Island Historical Society files, RI Births and Christenings 1600-1914
Birth Location:
RI Births and Christenings 1600-1914
County: Providence
State RI Births and Christenings 1600-1914
Death Date:
Rhode Island Historical Society files,RI Births and Christenings 1600-1914
Death Location:
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Parents:
RI Births and Christenings 1600-1914
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Object History

Previous Owners:

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

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