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Rebecca G. Starkweather, 1811

Sampler Archive ID: SA000101
Maker: Rebecca Gay Starkweather
Maker Birthplace: Pawtucket, Providence County, Rhode Island
Maker Age: 7-9 years
Place Made: probably Pawtucket, Providence County, Rhode Island
Year Made: 1811
Decade Made: 1810-1819
Owner: Rhode Island Historical Society
Accession Number: 1999.72.7
Object Credit: Gift of Claflin Brothers, 1999-10
Contributor: Rhode Island Historical Society


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Tall rectangle
Object Dimensions: 13.2 H x 8.25 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: 1
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: 9
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal name, Date, Verse, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
Rebecca G. Starkweat
her born APril 9 8102.
and wrought this Sept
ember 19 1811
                            This needle w
ork of mine can tell when i a child was le
arned well and by my Parnts i was tau
ght not then to sPend my time for nought
Motifs/Symbols:
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Black, Brown, Rust, Tan, White
Thread Condition: Borders: Slight loss
Text: Slight loss
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross
Thread Count: Vertical:
Horizontal:

Maker History

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New England families, genealogical and memorial; a record of the achievements of her people in the making of commonwealths and the founding of a nation; edited by William Richard
County: Providence
State New England families, genealogical and memorial; a record of the achievements of her people in the making of commonwealths and the founding of a nation; edited by William Richard
Death Date:
New England families, genealogical and memorial; a record of the achievements of her people in the m
Death Location:
New England families, genealogical and memorial; a record of the achievements of her people in the making of commonwealths and the founding of a nation; edited by William Richard
Religion:
New England families, genealogical and memorial; a record of the achievements of her people in the making of commonwealths and the founding of a nation; edited by William Richard
Parents:
Rhode Island Historical Society files
A BRIEF GENEALOGICAL HISTORY OF ROBERT STARKWEATHER OF ROXBURY AND IPSWICH, MASSACHUSETTS AND OF HIS DESCENDANTS IN VARIOUS LINES CARLTON LEE STARKWEATHER, M. D.
A BRIEF GENEALOGICAL HISTORY OF ROBERT STARKWEATHER OF ROXBURY AND IPSWICH, MASSACHUSETTS AND OF HIS DESCENDANTS IN VARIOUS LINES CARLTON LEE STARKWEATHER, M. D.
Rhode Island Historical Society files, New England families, genealogical and memorial; a record of the achievements of her people in the making of commonwealths and the founding of a nation; edited b
New England families, genealogical and memorial; a record of the achievements of her people in the making of commonwealths and the founding of a nation; edited by William Richard
New England families, genealogical and memorial; a record of the achievements of her people in the making of commonwealths and the founding of a nation; edited by William Richard
Marriages:
Spouse:
A BRIEF GENEALOGICAL HISTORY OF ROBERT STARKWEATHER OF ROXBURY AND IPSWICH, MASSACHUSETTS AND OF HIS DESCENDANTS IN VARIOUS LINES CARLTON LEE STARKWEATHER, M. D.
Birth:
A BRIEF GENEALOGICAL HISTORY OF ROBERT STARKWEATHER OF ROXBURY AND IPSWICH, MASSACHUSETTS AND OF HIS DESCENDANTS IN VARIOUS LINES CARLTON LEE STARKWEATHER, M. D.
Death:
Date:
New England families, genealogical and memorial; a record of the achievements of her people in the making of commonwealths and the founding of a nation; edited by William Richard
Place:
Children:
George Lyman ClafinBirth: Dec. 22, 1822Death: Apr. 4, 1886
Sarah ClafinBirth: May 1, 1824Death: Oct. 9, 1828
Minerva ClafinBirth: Dec. 19, 1827Death: Sep. 3, 1896
Sarah ClafinBirth: Apr. 21, 1831Death: Oct. 4, 1857

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Claflin Brothers, 1999
Relation to maker: Descendants

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