Object Details

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Mary Ann Stiles, n.d.

Sampler Archive ID: SA000122
Maker: Mary Ann Stiles
Maker Birthplace: Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Maker Age: Unknown
Place Made: Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Year Made: Unknown
Decade Made: 1810-1819
Owner: DAR Museum
Accession Number: 2006.21.2
Object Credit: Gift of Elizabeth Campion Rives
Contributor: DAR Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Memorial or Mourning Picture, Embroidered Picture or Scene
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Wide rectangle
Object Dimensions: 19.50 H x 28.00 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: 25.70 H x 34.00 W (inches)
Borders: None
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: None
Enclosures: None
Text types: Personal name, Personal initials, Memorial, Inscription on tomb
Text medium: Handwritten
JS
   Sacred
     to
 THE MEMORY  
     of
 JOHN STILES,
REST OF PEACE.
C.S.
R.S.
Motifs/Symbols: Animals, Architectural, Floral and plant, Human made object, cherubs on urn
Scenes/Pictures: Mourning or memorial
Ground: Silk
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk Metal chenille
Thread Colors Front: Brown, Green, Pink, Tan, White, Yellow
Thread Condition:
Other Materials: Paint
Stitch Types: Long and short, Satin, Stem, Straight
Thread Count: Vertical:
Horizontal:

Maker History

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Birth Name:
donor information
Birthdate:
The Stiles Genealogy by Henry Reed Stiles
Birth Location:
The Stiles Genealogy by Henry Reed Stiles
County: The Stiles Genealogy by Henry Reed Stiles
State The Stiles Genealogy by Henry Reed Stiles
Death Date:
The Stiles Genealogy by Henry Reed Stiles
Death Location:
cemetery records
Religion:
Uncertain
Parents:
The Stiles Genealogy by Henry Reed Stiles
The Stiles Genealogy by Henry Reed Stiles
The Stiles Genealogy by Henry Reed Stiles
The Stiles Genealogy by Henry Reed Stiles
The Stiles Genealogy by Henry Reed Stiles
The Stiles Genealogy by Henry Reed Stiles
Marriages:
Spouse: John Este KeenBirth:
cemetery records Laurel Hill Cemetery Philadelphia PA
Death:
cemetery records Laurel Hill Cemetery Philadelphia PA
Date: May 7, 1817Place:
Children:
Anna Stiles KeenBirth: Jul. 4, 1818Death: Sep. 10, 1908
James Stiles KeenBirth: 1826Death: 1914
Jacob T KeenBirth: uncertainDeath:
Robert KeenBirth: uncertainDeath:
Charles KeenBirth: uncertainDeath:
John S. KeenBirth: uncertainDeath:
Mary A.S. KeenBirth: uncertainDeath:

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Elizabeth Campion Rives
Relation to maker: great great great granddaughter

Conservation:
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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