Object Details

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Elizabeth Cronice, 1818

Sampler Archive ID: SA000113
Maker: Elizabeth Cronice
Maker Birthplace: Catoctin Furnace, Frederick County, Maryland
Maker Age: 10-12 years
Place Made: Maryland
Year Made: 1818
Decade Made: 1810-1819
Owner: DAR Museum
Accession Number: 2003.31.2
Object Credit: Museum purchase Sumpter Priddy III
Contributor: DAR Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Tall rectangle
Object Dimensions: 16.50 H x 8.00 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: 20.00 H x 11.20 W (inches)
Borders: None
Decorative Bands: 1
Dividing Lines: 14
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal name, Date, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
        1818
Elizabeth Cronice
Motifs/Symbols: Floral and plant
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Brown, Green, Red, Tan, Yellow
Thread Condition:
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Eyelet
Thread Count: Vertical: 27
Horizontal: 27

Maker History

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Birth Name:
object
Birthdate:
Cutting Edge, the History of Fort Detrick,MD by Norman M. Covert 1997
Birth Location:
Cutting Edge, the History of Fort Detrick,MD by Norman M. Covert 1997
County: Cutting Edge, the History of Fort Detrick,MD by Norman M. Covert 1997
State Cutting Edge, the History of Fort Detrick,MD by Norman M. Covert 1997
Death Date: 1844
Death Location: uncertain
Religion:
family burial records
Parents:
Cutting Edge, the History of Fort Detrick,MD by Norman M. Covert 1997
cemetery records
cemetery records
Cutting Edge, the History of Fort Detrick,MD by Norman M. Covert 1997
cemetery records
cemetery records
Marriages:
Spouse: John Henry DetrickBirth:
Cutting Edge, the History of Fort Detrick
Death:
Cutting Edge, the History of Fort Detrick
Date:
Cutting Edge, the History of Fort Detrick
Place:
Maryland Marriages, 1655-1850
Children:
Lewis Frederick DetrickBirth: 1831Death: 1896
Jacob Stoll Detrick Birth: Aug. 1, 1839Death: Aug. 28, 1923
possibly othersBirth: Death:

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Sumpter Priddy III
Relation to maker: none; dealer

Conservation:

Conservator: Julia Brennan
Date: 2006
Actions:
Other actions: Cleaned and remounted

Exhibitions: Title: Telling Their Stories: 19th Century Samplers and Silk Needlework
Host: DAR Museum
Location: Washington, D.C.
Date: Apr. 11, 2008 – Aug. 30, 2008

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