Object Details

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Sarah Austin, 1822

Sampler Archive ID: SA000085
Maker: Sarah Austin
Maker Birthplace: Nantucket, Nantucket County, Massachusetts
Maker Age: 10-12 years
Place Made: Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island
School/Teacher:possibly Providence Friends Boarding School
Year Made: 1822
Decade Made: 1820-1829
Owner: Rhode Island Historical Society
Accession Number: 1991.62.7
Object Credit: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward D. Greer
Contributor: Rhode Island Historical Society


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Wide rectangle
Object Dimensions: 7.87 H x 16.1 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: 1
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: 4
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal name, Date, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
Sarah Austin 1822
Motifs/Symbols: Geometric
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Black, Brown, Green, Rust, Tan, Yellow
Thread Condition: Borders: Intact
Text: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross
Thread Count: Vertical:
Horizontal:

Maker History

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Birth Name:
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Birthdate:
Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988
Birth Location:
Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988
County: Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988
State Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988
Death Date:
Massachusetts Vital Records, 1840-1911, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston
Death Location:
Massachusetts Vital Records, 1840-1911, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston
Religion:
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Parents:
Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988
Birth: 1783
Death: 1857
Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988
Birth: 1786 Death: 1817
Marriages:
Children:

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Mr. and Mrs. Edward D. Greer
Relation to maker: Unknown

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