Object Details

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Hannah Coffin, 1808

Sampler Archive ID: SA000087
Maker: Hannah Coffin
Maker Birthplace: Nantucket, Nantucket County, Massachusetts
Maker Age: 10-12 years
Place Made: Mechanic, Dutchess County, New York
School/Teacher:Nine Partners School
Year Made: 1808
Decade Made: 1800-1809
Owner: Rhode Island Historical Society
Accession Number: 1994.25.1
Contributor: Rhode Island Historical Society


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Wide rectangle
Object Dimensions: 8.5 H x 12.6 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: None
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: None
Enclosures: None
Text types: Personal initials, Date
Text medium: Stitched
Motifs/Symbols: Birds and insects, Floral and plant, Geometric, Quaker medallions
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Black, Blue, Brown, White
Thread Condition: Symbols: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross
Thread Count: Vertical: 26
Horizontal: 34

Maker History

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Birth Name:
object
Birthdate:
tombstone
Birth Location:
Quaker records
County: Nantucket
State Quaker records
Death Date:
tombstone, Quaker records
Death Location:
Quaker records
Religion:
Quaker records
Parents:
Quaker records
Quaker records
Death: 1841
Quaker records
Quaker records, tombstone
Quaker records
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Children:

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