Object Details

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Charlotte Robertson Dulton, n.d.

Sampler Archive ID: SA000117
Maker: Charlotte Robertson Dulton
Maker Birthplace: Norfolk, Virginia
Maker Age: Unknown
Place Made: Bethlehem, Lehigh and Northampton County, Pennsylvania
School/Teacher:Moravian Female Seminary
Year Made: Unknown
Decade Made: 1810-1819
Owner: DAR Museum
Accession Number: 2004.12
Object Credit: Gift of Faith Lear Dresse
Contributor: DAR Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Embroidered Picture or Scene
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Wide rectangle
Object Dimensions: H x W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: 14.70 H x 16.20 W (inches)
Borders: 1
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: None
Enclosures: None
Text types:
Text medium:
Motifs/Symbols: Animals, Architectural, Floral and plant, Human figure, Human made object
Scenes/Pictures: Landscape, Shepherdess with crook in center, in front of large tree, also holding a wreath. Sheep in foreground. Various houses- one nearby, others across river.
Ground: Silk
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Blue, Brown, Green, Orange, Red, Tan, White, Yellow
Thread Condition:
Other Materials: Paint, Beads, Other, sequins
Stitch Types: Long and short, Satin
Thread Count: Vertical:
Horizontal:

Maker History

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Birth Name:
Family history and an inscription with the object
Birthdate:
A History of the Rise, Progress, and Present Condition of the Bethlehem Female Seminary: With a Catalogue of Its Pupils, 1785-1858 William Cornelius Reichel J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1858
Birth Location:
A History of the Rise, Progress, and Present Condition of the Bethlehem Female Seminary: With a Catalogue of Its Pupils, 1785-1858 William Cornelius Reichel J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1858
County: unknown
State A History of the Rise, Progress, and Present Condition of the Bethlehem Female Seminary: With a Catalogue of Its Pupils, 1785-1858 William Cornelius Reichel J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1858
Death Date:
Death Location:
Religion:
Uncertain
Parents:
Mother: First name unknown last name possibly Robertson
Birth:
Death:
family history
Birth:
History of Norfolk County and Representative Citizens 1902
Marriages:
Spouse: Alexander TaylorBirth: Death:
Date:
Virginia, Marriages, 1740-1850
Place:
Children:

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Vincent Dyckman Andrus
Relation to maker: none

Name: Faith Lear Dresser
Relation to maker: Great grandaughter

Conservation:

Conservator: Dorothy McCoach
Date: before 2004
Actions:
Other actions: Remounted on acid free materials

Exhibitions: Title: Home and Country: Quilts and Samplers from the DAR Museum Collection
Host: DAR Museum
Location: Washington, D.C.
Date: Oct. 8, 2004 – Apr. 30, 2005

Title: Telling Their Stories: 19th Century Samplers and Silk Needlework
Host: DAR Museum
Location: Washington, D.C.
Date: April 11, 2008 -August 30, 200

Literature:

Author(s): Bernard and S. Dean Levy Inc.
Title: Selections from the Collection of Vincent Dyckman Andrus
Publication/Publisher: Bernard & S. Dean Levy Inc.
Date: Jan. 2004

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