Object Details

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Frances B. Irish, 1827

Sampler Archive ID: SA000089
Maker: Francis Baker Irish
Maker Birthplace: Unknown
Maker Age: 7-9 years
Place Made: Unknown
Year Made: 1827
Decade Made: 1820-1829
Owner: Rhode Island Historical Society
Accession Number: 1994.26.2
Object Credit: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin D. Godbold
Contributor: Rhode Island Historical Society


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Tall rectangle
Object Dimensions: 12.1 H x 9.25 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: 1
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: 8
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal name, Date, Verse, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
May spotless innocence and truth. 
My every action guide 
And guard my inexperienced youth. 
From arrogance and pride.
Francis B Irish
   April 13.
    1827
Motifs/Symbols: Floral and plant
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Black, Blue, Brown, Green, Pink, Tan, Yellow
Thread Condition: Borders: Intact
Text: Intact
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Long arm cross, Queen or rococo
Thread Count: Vertical:
Horizontal:

Maker History

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Birth Name:
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Birthdate:
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Birth Location:
City: unknown
County: unknown
State: unknown
Death Date:
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Death Location:
Religion:
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Parents:
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Father: John Henry Irish
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Marriages:
Spouse:
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Birth:
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Death:
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Date:
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Children:
Martha Simpson HazardBirth: Sep. 30, 1843Death: Jun. 6, 1920

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Mr. and Mrs. Edwin D. Godbold
Relation to maker: Unknown

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