Object Details

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Margaret Ann Campbell, n.d.

Sampler Archive ID: SA000134
Maker: Margaret Ann Campbell
Maker Birthplace: Davidson County, Tennessee
Maker Age: Unknown
Place Made: Davidson County, Tennessee
Year Made: Unknown
Decade Made: 1830-1839
Owner: DAR Museum
Accession Number: 2011.5
Object Credit: Museum purchase M. Finkel & Daughter
Contributor: DAR Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Wide rectangle
Object Dimensions: 11.00 H x 17.00 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: 13.50 H x 19.50 W (inches)
Borders: 2
Decorative Bands: 1
Dividing Lines: 6
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Personal name, Personal initials, Maker signature, Memorial, Many letters in various places seem to be initials. Some identified as family members. Seven sets are identified as siblings. Some unknown.
Text medium: Stitched
F H E S G G A M G D P C J S O 
MARGARET ANN CAMPBELL
EW CC EEC MAC RJC NIC SMC WAC
MAC
Motifs/Symbols: Geometric
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Black, Brown, Green, Tan
Thread Condition: Borders: Intact
Text: Intact
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Rice
Thread Count: Vertical: 25
Horizontal: 26

Maker History

Sources for the following information may be viewed by clicking on the links."

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Birth Name:
object
Birthdate:
cemetery records Bryan Cemetery, Dublin, Graves County, Kentucky
Birth Location:
City: unknown
County: Tennessee sampler project
State Tennessee sampler project
Death Date:
cemetery records Bryan Cemetery, Dublin, Graves County, Kentucky
Death Location:
cemetery records Bryan Cemetery, Dublin, Graves County, Kentucky
Religion:
Uncertain
Parents:
Tennessee sampler project
Tennessee sampler project
Tenn sampler project
Tennessee sampler project
Tennessee sampler project
Tennessee sampler project
Marriages:
Spouse:
Tenn sampler project
Birth:
cemetery records Bryan Cemetery, Dublin, Graves County, Kentucky
Death:
cemetery records Bryan Cemetery, Dublin, Graves County, Kentucky
Date:
family tree http://roberta-armstrong.net/family/armstrong/Campbell/william1789.htm
Place:
family tree http://roberta-armstrong.net/family/armstrong/Campbell/william1789.htm
Children:
Birth: Jul. 1, 1843Death: Sep. 2, 1931
William P. BryanBirth: Feb. 2, 1845Death: Jun. 20, 1849
George Washington BryanBirth: May 22, 1851Death: 1937
Alice Margaret Ollie BryanBirth: Feb. 12, 1855Death:
Sarah Eliza BryanBirth: Feb. 2, 1857Death:
Virginia Elizabeth BryanBirth: Oct. 27, 1858Death:
Julia Ann S. BryanBirth: Jul. 16, 1864Death:
Birth: Jul. 1, 1843Death: Sep. 2, 1931

Object History

Previous Owners:

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

Conservation:
Exhibitions: Title: Creating the Ideal Home, 1800-1939: Comfort and Convenience in America
Host: DAR Museum
Location: Washington, D.C.
Date: Oct. 4, 2013 – Aug. 8, 2015

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