Object Details

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Lydia W. Arnold, 1817

Sampler Archive ID: SA000093
Maker: Lydia W. Arnold
Maker Birthplace: Warwick, Kent County, Rhode Island
Maker Age: 10-12 years
Place Made: Warwick, Kent County, Rhode Island
Year Made: 1817
Decade Made: 1810-1819
Owner: Rhode Island Historical Society
Accession Number: 1999.72.1
Object Credit: Gift of Claflin Brothers, 1999-10
Contributor: Rhode Island Historical Society


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Mostly square
Object Dimensions: 17.5 H x 16 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: 1
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: None
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Personal name, Date, Verse, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
Lydia W Arnolds
    Sampler.
Wrought by her in the Twelfth year
of her Age             September
the. 22.                   1817           
Then let the mind thy
noblest care engage
Its beauties last beyond
[t]he flight of age
Let every virtue 
reign within thy breas
t that heaven approv
es or makes its owner blest
Motifs/Symbols: Floral and plant
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front:
Thread Condition:
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Long and short, Satin, Stem, Straight
Thread Count: Vertical:
Horizontal:

Maker History

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Birth Name:
object,Rhode Island, Marriages, 1724-1916
Birthdate:
object, census records
Birth Location:
Rhode Island, Marriages, 1724-1916
County: Kent
State Rhode Island, Marriages, 1724-1916
Death Date:
Maine, Deaths and Burials, 1841-1910
Death Location:
Maine, Deaths and Burials, 1841-1910
Religion:
Parents:
RIHS files,Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914
tombstone
Rhode Island, Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950
RIHS files,Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914
Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914
Rhode Island, Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950
Marriages:
Spouse:
Rhode Island, Marriages, 1724-1916
Birth:
census records
Death:
Maine, Deaths and Burials, 1841-1910
Date:
Rhode Island, Marriages, 1724-1916
Place:
Children:

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Claflin Brothers, 1999
Relation to maker: Descendants

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