Object Details

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Sarah Elizabeth Mills, 1829

Sampler Archive ID: SA000149
Maker: Sarah Elizabeth Mills
Maker Birthplace: Orange County, New York
Maker Age: 13-15 years
Place Made: Orange County, New York
Year Made: 1829
Decade Made: 1820-1829
Owner: DAR Museum
Accession Number: 56.78
Object Credit: Gift of Vinetta Maude Wells Rank
Contributor: DAR Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler, Family Record or Register
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Mostly square
Object Dimensions: 15.50 H x 16.20 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: 19.20 H x 19.20 W (inches)
Borders: 1
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: 6
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal name, Date, Verse, Maker signature, Family genealogy
Text medium: Stitched
Samuel Mills was born Aug 27th 1776
Esther Stitt Aug 28th 1787they were marri
ed Jan 13th 1807 and to them were born.
Catharine Dec. 19 1807. Nancy July 10. 1809
William Oct 5 1810. Caroline May 4. 1812_
Mary Jane Nov 5. 1813. John Stitt Apr 7. 1815Died
Apr 5. 1816 Sarah E Sept 26. 1816 Jacob S. Sept. 21. 1818
Died Oct 1. 1822 Samuel W Apr 5. 1820 James J.Oct 2. 1822
Albert June 15. 1825 Edwin March 4. 1827.
When youth soft season shall be o'er,
And scenes of childhood charm no more,
Our riper years with joy shall see
This proof of early industry
Sarah Elizabeth Mills July 7, 1829
Motifs/Symbols: Animals, Architectural, Floral and plant
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Black, Blue, Green, Red, Tan, White
Thread Condition: Borders: Intact
Text: Intact
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Eyelet, Queen or rococo, Running
Thread Count: Vertical: 30
Horizontal: 32

Maker History

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Birth Name:
object
Birthdate:
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Birth Location:
City: unknown
County: Orange
State Portrait and Biographical Record of Orange County New York Containing Portraits and Biographical Sketches of the Prominent and Representative Citizens of the County. Published 1895
Death Date:
Portrait and Biographical Record of Orange County New York Containing Portraits and Biographical Sk
Death Location:
census records
Religion:
unknown
Parents:
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Portrait and Biographical Record of Orange County New York Containing Portraits and Biographical Sketches of the Prominent and Representative Citizens of the County. Published 1895
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Orange County New York records,Portrait and Biographical Record of Orange County New York Containing Portraits and Biographical Sketches of the Prominent and Representative Citizens of the County. Pu
Marriages:
Spouse:
Portrait and Biographical Record of Orange County New York Containing Portraits and Biographical Sketches of the Prominent and Representative Citizens of the County. Published 1895
Birth:
census records
Death:
U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1885
Date:
Ancestry.com family trees
Place:
Children:
George Walter HurtinBirth: 1842Death: 1919
Charlote Esther HurtinBirth: 1844Death:
Ann Elizabeth HurtinBirth: 1846Death:
Sarah Leonora HurtinBirth: 1849Death:
William Alfred HurtinBirth: 1853Death:
Edwin Mills HurtinBirth: 1855Death:

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Vinetta Maude Wells Ranke
Relation to maker: Descendant

Conservation:
NoneNoneNoneNone
Exhibitions: Title: Museum Gallery
Host: DAR Museum
Location: Washington, D.C.
Date: Aug. 1973

Title: Textile Cases
Host: DAR Museum
Location: Washington, D.C.
Date: Jan - Apr. 1976

Title: Textile Cases
Host: DAR Museum
Location: Washington, D.C.
Date: May 1988

Title: Family Record: Genealogical Watercolors and Needlework
Host: DAR Museum
Location: Washington, D.C.
Date: 1989

Literature:

Author(s): Gloria Seaman Allen
Title: Family Record: Genealogical Watercolors and Needlework
Publication/Publisher: National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Date: 1989

Author(s):
Title: Family Records in Needlework and Care of Old Textiles
Publication/Publisher: Antiques Dealers Association of America, Inc.
Date: Oct. 1989

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