Object Details

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Amelia Kollock, n.d.

Sampler Archive ID: SA000126
Maker: Amelia Kollock
Maker Birthplace: Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Maker Age: Unknown
Place Made: Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Year Made: Unknown
Decade Made: 1860-1869
Owner: DAR Museum
Accession Number: 2007.20.2
Object Credit: Museum purchase M. Finkel & Daughter
Contributor: DAR Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Wide rectangle
Object Dimensions: 7.50 H x 9.50 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: 9.75 H x 11.50 W (inches)
Borders: 1
Decorative Bands: 3
Dividing Lines: 3
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Personal name, Place name, Date, Maker signature, Family genealogy
Text medium: Stitched
Amelia Kollack the Daughter
Of James Kollack & Sarah
His Wife was Bornd Narch
The 21 day 1852 in Philadel
                       Phia
Motifs/Symbols: Celestial, Floral and plant, Geometric, Human made object
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Paper
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk Wool
Thread Colors Front:
Thread Condition: Borders: Slight loss
Text: Intact
Symbols: Slight loss
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Satin
Thread Count: Vertical:
Horizontal:

Maker History

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Birth Name:
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Birthdate:
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Birth Location:
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County: Philadelphia
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Death Date:
census records
Death Location:
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Religion:
church records Wharton St. Methodist Episcopal Church Philadelphia PA
Parents:
census records
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Death:
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census records
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Marriages:
Spouse: Labin J. PennewellBirth:
cemetery records Taylorville Church Cemetery Berlin, Worcester County, Maryland
Death:
cemetery records Taylorville Church Cemetery Berlin, Worcester County, Maryland
Date:
Mariner's Bethel Episcopal Church records
Place:
Mariner's Bethel Episcopal Church records
Children:

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, 2008st 30, 200

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