Object Details

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Elizabeth Lee, 1744

Sampler Archive ID: SA000139
Maker: Elizabeth Lee
Maker Birthplace: Unknown
Maker Age: Unknown
Place Made: probably Virginia
Year Made: 1744
Decade Made: 1740-1749
Owner: DAR Museum
Accession Number: 394
Contributor: DAR Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Tall rectangle
Object Dimensions: 9.00 H x 7.50 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: 12.00 H x 10.50 W (inches)
Borders: None
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: 10
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Personal name, Date, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
Elizabeth Lee August the
22 1744
Motifs/Symbols: Floral and plant, Geometric
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Black, Blue, Green, Red, Yellow
Thread Condition: Borders: Intact
Text: Slight loss
Symbols: Slight loss
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Eyelet
Thread Count: Vertical: 29
Horizontal: 26

Maker History

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City: unknown
County: unknown
State: unknown
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Object History

Previous Owners:
Conservation:

Conservator: Cynthia Gompert
Date: 1996
Actions:
Other actions: Wet cleaned and framed

Exhibitions: Host: DAR Museum
Date: Jan-April 9,1976

Host: DAR Museum
Date: 1996

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