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Elizabeth Allen, 1793

Sampler Archive ID: SA000084
Maker: Elizabeth Allen
Maker Birthplace: Smithfield, Providence County, Rhode Island
Maker Age: 7-9 years
Place Made: Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island
Year Made: 1793
Decade Made: 1790-1799
Owner: Rhode Island Historical Society
Accession Number: 1991.62.5
Object Credit: Gift of Mr. Edward D. Greer, 1991-12-03
Contributor: Rhode Island Historical Society


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Wide rectangle
Object Dimensions: 5.25 H x 12.25 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: None
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: 1
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal name, Place name, Date, Verse
Text medium: Stitched
First Give 
to God the Flo
wer of Thy Yo
uth Take For T
hy Guide the Ble
ased word of truth
1793
Elizabeth Allen Of
Smithfield in the Cou
ty of Providence and
State of Rhodeifland
Was Born The 18th of
The 12th Month 1786.
And Wrought This Sa
mpler in The 7th year
of her age AD 1793
Motifs/Symbols: Geometric
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Brown, White
Thread Condition:
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross
Thread Count: Vertical:
Horizontal:

Maker History

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Birth Name:
object, Rhode Island, Vital Extracts, 1636-1899
Birthdate:
Object, tombstone
Birth Location:
object, Rhode Island, Vital Extracts, 1636-1899
County: Providence
State object, Rhode Island, Vital Extracts, 1636-1899
Death Date:
tombstone
Death Location:
cemetery records
Religion:
Smithfield Friends Records
Parents:
Rhode Island, Vital Extracts, 1636-1899
tombstone, Rhode Island, Vital Extracts, 1636-1899
tombstone,Rhode Island, Vital Extracts, 1636-1899
Rhode Island, Vital Extracts, 1636-1899
tombstone, Rhode Island, Vital Extracts, 1636-1899
tombstone,Rhode Island, Vital Extracts, 1636-1899
Marriages:
Spouse:
tombstone
Birth:
tombstone
Death:
cemetery records
Date:
Rhode Island, Marriages, 1724-1916
Place:
Children:
Mary Barker OsborneBirth: May 19, 1817Death: Aug. 19, 1870
Charles OsborneBirth: Oct. 26, 1818Death:
Elizabeth Hanson OsborneBirth: Oct. 28, 1820Death:
Sarah OsborneBirth: Sep. 5, 1823Death: 1902
Esther OsborneBirth: Jun. 9, 1825Death: Mar. 18, 1901

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Mr. Edward D. Greer, 1991
Relation to maker: Unknown

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