Object Details

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Polly Morrill, 1832

Sampler Archive ID: SA000151
Maker: Polly Morrill
Maker Birthplace: Suffolk County, New York
Maker Age: 13-15 years
Place Made: Huntington, Suffolk County, New York
Year Made: 1832
Decade Made: 1830-1839
Owner: DAR Museum
Accession Number: 61.3
Contributor: DAR Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Tall rectangle
Object Dimensions: 12.20 H x 11.20 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: 16.00 H x 14.50 W (inches)
Borders: None
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: 8
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal name, Personal initials, Place name, Date, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
Polly x Morril x age 12 ys 1832 Huntington
PME
Motifs/Symbols: Birds and insects, Floral and plant, Geometric
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Black, Brown, Green, Red, Tan, White
Thread Condition: Borders: Intact
Text: Intact
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Eyelet
Thread Count: Vertical: 55
Horizontal: 50

Maker History

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Birth Name:
object
Birthdate:
DAR lineage
Birth Location:
City: unknown
County: Suffolk
State DAR lineage
Death Date:
DAR lineage
Death Location:
cemetery records
Religion:
Uncertain
Parents:
Mother: uncertain
Birth: Death:
Father: uncertainBirth: Death:
Marriages:
Spouse:
Connecticut Town Birth Records, pre-1870
Birth:
Connecticut Town Birth Records, pre-1870
Death:
cemetery records Jerusalem Cemetery, Eddy, St. Lawrence County, New York
Date: December 9, 1847Place:
Children:
Alice Delphine BarberBirth: 1849Death: 1912
Ellen BarberBirth: Aug. 13, 1851Death:

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