Object Details

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Olive L. Aldrich, 1835

Sampler Archive ID: SA000104
Maker: Olive L. Aldrich
Maker Birthplace: Rhode Island
Maker Age: 10-12 years
Place Made: Rhode Island
Year Made: 1835
Decade Made: 1830-1839
Owner: Rhode Island Historical Society
Accession Number: 2001.64.1
Object Credit: Gift of Elizabeth Rose, 2001-03
Contributor: Rhode Island Historical Society


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Tall rectangle
Object Dimensions: 17.75 H x 15.875 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: None
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: None
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal name, Date, Verse, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
Wrought by Olive Aldrich aged 11
                  years 1835
How beautiful the quenchless power 
Unsubdued in darkest hour 
Unseduced when fortunes beam 
Gaily gilds lifs varying stream 
Virtue thine this glorious sway 
Thou the gem of fairest ray 
Thou the fairest flower we cull 
Grown of all most beautiful
Motifs/Symbols: Floral and plant
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Black, Blue, Green, Pink, White, Yellow
Thread Condition: Text: Moderate loss
Symbols: Slight loss
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Buttonhole, Chain, Eyelet, Satin, Stem, split, Romanian
Thread Count: Vertical:
Horizontal:

Maker History

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Birth Name:
object
Birthdate:
object, cemetery records
Birth Location:
City: unknown
County: unknown
State family genealogy
Death Date:
cemetery records
Death Location:
cemetery records
Religion:
Uncertain
Parents:
Representative Men and Old Families of Rhode Island: Genealogical Records and Historical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens and of Many of the Old Families J.H. Beers & Company, 1908
Representative Men and Old Families of Rhode Island: Genealogical Records and Historical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens and of Many of the Old Families J.H. Beers & Company, 1908
Representative Men and Old Families of Rhode Island: Genealogical Records and Historical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens and of Many of the Old Families J.H. Beers & Company, 1908
Representative Men and Old Families of Rhode Island: Genealogical Records and Historical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens and of Many of the Old Families J.H. Beers & Company, 1908
Representative Men and Old Families of Rhode Island: Genealogical Records and Historical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens and of Many of the Old Families J.H. Beers & Company, 1908
Representative Men and Old Families of Rhode Island: Genealogical Records and Historical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens and of Many of the Old Families J.H. Beers & Company, 1908
Marriages:
Spouse: Constant Cook BeaneBirth: Death:
tombstone
Date: January 18, 1844Place:
Children:
Elsie Ann BeaneBirth: Aug. 3, 1844Death:
Ednah Francis BeaneBirth: Mar. 13, 1846Death: Jan. 29, 1905
George Frederick Aldrich BeaneBirth: Oct. 24, 1849Death: Mar. 13, 1908
Lucy May BeaneBirth: Aug. 15, 1860Death: Jun. 2, 1915
William BeaneBirth: Sep. 21, 1862Death: Feb. 11, 1864

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Elizabeth Rose, 2001
Relation to maker: Unknown

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