Object Details

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Elizabeth Osborn, n.d.

Sampler Archive ID: SA000153
Maker: Elizabeth Osborn
Maker Birthplace: Monmouth County, New Jersey
Maker Age: Unknown
Place Made: possibly Monmouth County, New Jersey
Year Made: Unknown
Decade Made: 1820-1829
Owner: DAR Museum
Accession Number: 62.130
Object Credit: Gift of Mrs. Lucille A. Hunter
Contributor: DAR Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Embroidered Picture or Scene
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Wide rectangle
Object Dimensions: 13.50 H x 16.20 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: 17.50 H x 20.00 W (inches)
Borders: 2
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: 5
Enclosures: None
Text types: Personal name, Date, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
                        the 8-1813    
Elizabeth Osborn- Was Born March
Motifs/Symbols: Architectural, Birds and insects, Floral and plant, Human made object
Scenes/Pictures: Domestic, house & yard
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread:
Thread Colors Front: Black, Brown, Green, Pink, Red, White, Yellow
Thread Condition: Borders: Slight loss
Text: Slight loss
Symbols: Slight loss
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, boullion
Thread Count: Vertical: 62
Horizontal: 62

Maker History

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Birth Name:
object
Birthdate:
cemetery records Burial: Holy Trinity Lutheran Memorial Churchyard Manasquan Monmouth County New Jersey
Birth Location:
City: unknown
County: family genealogy
State family genealogy
Death Date:
family genealogy, obit in Monmouth Democrat newspaper
Death Location:
family genealogy
Religion:
Protestant
Parents:
family history
family history
family history
family genealogy
family genealogy
family genealogy
Marriages:
Spouse: Dr John MorfordBirth:
Ancestry.com family trees, cemetery records
Death:
cemetery records Holy Trinity Lutheran Memorial Churchyard Manasquan Monmouth County New Jersey
Date:
family genealogy
Place:
Children:
Louisa Carol LairdBirth: 1840Death: Jun. 10, 1887
Hanna LairdBirth: 1842Death: 1931
John LairdBirth: 1844Death: 1884
Mary Elizabeth LairdBirth: 1846Death: Feb. 11, 1875
Charles LairdBirth: 1848Death:
Robert Elisha LairdBirth: 1851Death: Dec. 8, 1875
Katherine C. LairdBirth: 1854Death: 1918
Robert Elisha LairdBirth: 1851Death: Dec. 8, 1875

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Mrs. Pierce
Relation to maker: descendant

Name: Mrs. Lucille A. Hunter
Relation to maker: none

Conservation:
None

Conservator: Julia Brennan
Date: 2003
Actions:
Other actions: wet cleaned 1975. Wet cleaned and mounted on archival materials 2003. Mounted for framing and framed 2008

Conservator: Julia Brennan
Date: 2008
Actions:
Other actions: wet cleaned 1975. Wet cleaned and mounted on archival materials 2003. Mounted for framing and framed 2008

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

Literature:

Author(s): Elizabeth Donaghy Garrett
Title: American Samplers and Needlework Pictures in the DAR Museum Part II: 1806-1840
Publication/Publisher: The Magazine Antiques, pp. 699-701
Date: Apr. 1975

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