Object Details

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Anna H. Brown, 1844

Sampler Archive ID: SA000125
Maker: Anna Hawkins Brown
Maker Birthplace: Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana
Maker Age: 19-20+ years
Place Made: Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana
Year Made: 1844
Decade Made: 1840-1849
Owner: DAR Museum
Accession Number: 2007.20.1
Object Credit: Museum purchase M. Finkel & Daughter
Contributor: DAR Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Embroidered Picture or Scene
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Mostly square
Object Dimensions: 17.50 H x 17.20 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: 21.00 H x 20.50 W (inches)
Borders: 1
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: None
Enclosures: None
Text types: Personal name, Place name, Date, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
Anna H. Brown
Richmond Ia 1844
Motifs/Symbols: Animals, Architectural, Birds and insects, Floral and plant, Human made object
Scenes/Pictures: Domestic, house & yard
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Blue, Brown, Green, Tan, White
Thread Condition: Borders: Intact
Text: Intact
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Satin, Straight
Thread Count: Vertical: 42
Horizontal: 25

Maker History

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Birth Name:
object
Birthdate:
Hinshaw Index to Selected Quaker Records, 1680-1940
Birth Location:
Hinshaw Index to Selected Quaker Records, 1680-1940
County: Wayne
State Hinshaw Index to Selected Quaker Records, 1680-1940
Death Date:
cemetery records Earlham Cemetery Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana
Death Location:
cemetery records Earlham Cemetery Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana
Religion:
Quaker records
Parents:
Quaker records
cemetery records Earlham Cemetery Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana
cemetery records Earlham Cemetery Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana
Quaker records
Birth:
cemetery records Earlham Cemetery Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana
Marriages:
Spouse: Elihu MorrowBirth:
cemetery records Earlham Cemetery Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana
Death:
cemetery records Earlham Cemetery Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana
Date:
Place:
Children:
Albert Theodore MorrowBirth: Apr. 15, 1846Death: Nov. 1912
Martha Eliza MorrowBirth: Apr. 11, 1848Death: Sep. 15, 1883
John Edward MorrowBirth: Nov. 15, 1849Death: May 31, 1919
James William MorrowBirth: Mar. 10, 1855Death: Oct. 25, 1910

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: M. Finkel & Daughter
Relation to maker: none/dealer

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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