Object Details

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Mary P. Brooke, 1812

Sampler Archive ID: SA000121
Maker: Mary P. Brooke
Maker Birthplace: Unknown
Maker Age: Unknown
Place Made: Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
School/Teacher:North School
Year Made: 1812
Decade Made: 1810-1819
Owner: DAR Museum
Accession Number: 2006.16.2
Object Credit: Gift of Ethel Van Roden Pric
Contributor: DAR Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Mostly square
Object Dimensions: 16.20 H x 18.20 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: 20.00 H x 22.00 W (inches)
Borders: None
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: None
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Personal name, Verse, Maker signature, Other
Text medium: Stitched
NORTH SCHOOL
          FRIENDSHIP
Friendship's a pure a heaven descended flame,
Worthy the happy region whence it came:
Thy sacred tye that virtuous spirits binds.
The golden chain that links immortal  minds,
       
Mary P Brooke. 1812.
Motifs/Symbols: Floral and plant
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Black
Thread Condition: Borders: Intact
Text: Intact
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross
Thread Count: Vertical: 36
Horizontal: 38

Maker History

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Birth Name:
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Birthdate:
Birth Location:
City: unknown
County: unknown
State: unknown
Death Date:
Death Location: uncertain
Religion:
Quaker style design
Parents: Mother:
Birth:
Death:
Father: Birth: Death:
Marriages:
Children:

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Ethel Van Roden Price
Relation to maker: uncertain

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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