Object Details

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Unknown, unfinished verse, n.d.

Sampler Archive ID: SA000094
Maker: Unknown
Maker Birthplace: Unknown
Maker Age: Unknown
Place Made: Rhode Island
Year Made: Unknown
Decade Made: Unsure
Owner: Rhode Island Historical Society
Accession Number: 1999.72.10
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: 8.5 H x 9 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: 1
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: None
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal initials, Verse
Text medium: Stitched
Beauty soon grows familiar to
the eye                   W
Motifs/Symbols:
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Black, Brown, White
Thread Condition: Borders: Slight loss
Text: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross
Thread Count: Vertical:
Horizontal:

Maker History

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Birth Name: Unknown
Birthdate:
Birth Location:
City: unknown
County: unknown
State: unknown
Death Date:
Death Location:
Religion:
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Father: Birth: Death:
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Children:

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Claflin Brothers, 1999
Relation to maker: Descendants

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