Object Details

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Hannah Fox Budd, 1806

Sampler Archive ID: SA000148
Maker: Hannah Fox Budd
Maker Birthplace: either Back Neck or North Hampton, Cumberland or Burlington County, New Jersey
Maker Age: 13-15 years
Place Made: Burlington County, New Jersey
School/Teacher:Burlington Academy
Year Made: 1806
Decade Made: 1800-1809
Owner: DAR Museum
Accession Number: 56.6
Object Credit: Gift of Blanche Louise Naomi Thompson Holt
Contributor: DAR Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Embroidered Picture or Scene, Memorial or Mourning Picture
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Wide rectangle
Object Dimensions: 16.50 H x 20.50 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: 22.50 H x 26.70 W (inches)
Borders: None
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: None
Enclosures: None
Text types: Personal name, Place name, Date, Maker signature, Memorial, Identification of scene.
Text medium: Stitched
H F Budd
Burlington Academy
1806
S
MH
In
Memory
of 
MB
1800
South East View
Of
the Episcopal Church & Academy
at 
Newcastle Del.
Motifs/Symbols: Architectural, Floral and plant, Human made object
Scenes/Pictures: Landscape, Mourning or memorial
Ground: Silk
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Blue, Brown, Tan, White, Yellow
Thread Condition: Text: Intact
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials: Paint
Stitch Types: Chain, Long and short, Satin, split stitch
Thread Count: Vertical:
Horizontal:

Maker History

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Birth Name:
Family Record from Sheppard family Bible published 1809 by Collins & Perkins Co. New York, plus initials on sampler
Birthdate:
donor information,Family Record from Sheppard family Bible published 1809 by Collins & Perkins Co. New York
Birth Location:
City: either Back Neck or North Hampton
County: Cumberland or Burlington
State donor information,Family Record from Sheppard family Bible published 1809 by Collins & Perkins Co. New York
Death Date:
mytrees.com
Death Location: uncertain
Religion:
husband was a minister
Parents:
family history,Family Record from Sheppard family Bible published 1809 by Collins & Perkins Co. New York
family history
family history
family history,Family Record from Sheppard family Bible published 1809 by Collins & Perkins Co. New York
family history,Family Record from Sheppard family Bible published 1809 by Collins & Perkins Co. New York
family history
Marriages:
Spouse: Joseph SheppherdBirth:
New Jersey, Births and Christenings Index, 1660-1931
Death:
New Jersey, Deaths and Burials Index, 1798-1971
Date: February 23, 1814Place:
Children:
Mary Budd SheppardBirth: Feb. 28, 1816Death:
Phebe Ann Ludlam SheppardBirth: Sep. 2, 1817Death:
Hannah Maria Fox Smalley SheppardBirth: Apr. 22, 1819Death:
Josephine Eliza Budd SheppardBirth: May 22, 1826Death:
Phebe Ann Ludlam SheppardBirth: Sep. 2, 1817Death:

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Blanche Louise Naomi Thompson Holt [Mrs. Fred W.]
Relation to maker: great granddaughter

Conservation:

Conservator: Clarissa Palmi and Helena Kovacs
Date: 1972
Actions:
Other actions: Cleaned, mounted and framed

Exhibitions: Title: America Mourns
Host: DAR Museum
Location: Washington, D.C.
Date: Dec. 1976 – Feb. 1977

Title: Just for Fun!
Host: The Octagon House
Location: Washington, D.C.
Date: Apr. 2, 1979 – Jun. 10, 1979

Title: Sampler Exhibit: Selections from the Permanent Collection
Host: DAR Museum
Location: Washington, D.C.
Date: May 1982

Title: Youth is the Time for Progress: The Importance of American Schoolgirl Art, 1780-1860
Host: DAR Museum
Location: Washington, D.C.
Date: Dec. 5, 1997 – May 4, 1998

Title: Telling Their Stories: 19th Century Samplers and Silk Needlework
Host: DAR Museum
Location: Washington, D.C.
Date: Apr. 11, 2008 – Aug. 30, 2008

Title: Education in the Young Republic
Host: Fraunces Tavern Museum
Location: New York City, N.Y.
Date: Aug. 15, 1988 – Jan. 15, 1989

Literature:

Author(s): Dan Campanelli, Marty Campanelli
Title: So Education Forms the Mind: Early Female Education in New Jersey, with Special Emphasis on Needlework Instruction
Publication/Publisher: Morven Museum & Garden
Date: 2014

Author(s): Elizabeth Donaghy Garrett
Title: American Samplers and Needlework Pictures in the DAR Museum Part I: 1739-1806
Publication/Publisher: The Magazine Antiques, pp. 356-364
Date: Feb. 1974

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