Object Details

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Lydia Walter, 1775

Sampler Archive ID: SA000136
Maker: Lydia Walter
Maker Birthplace: Unknown
Maker Age: Unknown
Place Made: Possibly Pennslyvania
Year Made: 1775
Decade Made: 1770-1779
Owner: DAR Museum
Accession Number: 2671
Contributor: DAR Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Tall rectangle
Object Dimensions: 11.70 H x 7.00 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: 15.20 H x 10.70 W (inches)
Borders: None
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: 7
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal initials, Date, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
M W 1775
L W G
Motifs/Symbols: Floral and plant, Geometric
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
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Thread: Silk Wool
Thread Colors Front: Blue, Brown, Green, Red, White
Thread Condition: Borders: Moderate loss
Text: Moderate loss
Symbols: Moderate loss
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross
Thread Count: Vertical: 38
Horizontal: 38

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