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Sarah Marshall, 1806

Sampler Archive ID: SA000165
Maker: Sarah Marshall
Maker Birthplace: Windsor, Bloomfield County, Connecticut
Maker Age: 13-15 years
Place Made: Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut
School/Teacher:Miss Patten's School
Year Made: 1806
Decade Made: 1800-1809
Owner: DAR Museum
Accession Number: 67.160
Object Credit: Gift of Sarah Richardson
Contributor: DAR Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Embroidered Picture or Scene
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Tall rectangle
Object Dimensions: 17.00 H x 13.50 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: 22.00 H x 19.00 W (inches)
Borders: None
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: None
Enclosures: None
Text types: Personal name, Date
Text medium: Printed
SARAH MARSHALL 1806
Motifs/Symbols:
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground:
Ground Condition: Wear:
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Loss:
Thread:
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Other Materials: None
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Maker History

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Birth Name:
object
Birthdate:
donor information,The History of Ancient Windsor, Connecticut: Including East Windsor, South Windsor, and Ellington, Prior to 1768, the Date of Their Separation from the Old Town; and Windsor, Bloomfield Ct
Birth Location:
donor information,The History of Ancient Windsor, Connecticut: Including East Windsor, South Windsor, and Ellington, Prior to 1768, the Date of Their Separation from the Old Town; and Windsor, Bloomfield Ct
County: Bloomfield
State donor information,The History of Ancient Windsor, Connecticut: Including East Windsor, South Windsor, and Ellington, Prior to 1768, the Date of Their Separation from the Old Town; and Windsor, Bloomfield CT
Death Date:
cemetery records
Death Location:
cemetery records
Religion:
Uncertain
Parents:
The History of Ancient Windsor, Connecticut: Including East Windsor, South Windsor, and Ellington, Prior to 1768, the Date of Their Separation from the Old Town; and Windsor, Bloomfield and Windsor Lo
Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629-1934
Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629-1934
donor information
donor information
Connecticut, Deaths and Burials Index, 1650-1934
Marriages:
Spouse:
The History of Ancient Windsor, Connecticut: Including East Windsor, South Windsor, and Ellington, Prior to 1768, the Date of Their Separation from the Old Town; and Windsor, Bloomfield and Windsor Lo
Birth:
The History of Ancient Windsor, Connecticut: Including East Windsor, South Windsor, and Ellington, Prior to 1768, the Date of Their Separation from the Old Town; and Windsor, Bloomfield and Windsor Lo
Death:
cemetery records, Enfield Street Cemetery Enfield CT
Date:
The History of Ancient Windsor, Connecticut: Including East Windsor, South Windsor, and Ellington, Prior to 1768, the Date of Their Separation from the Old Town; and Windsor, Bloomfield and Windsor Lo
Place:
The History of Ancient Windsor, Connecticut: Including East Windsor, South Windsor, and Ellington, Prior to 1768, the Date of Their Separation from the Old Town; and Windsor, Bloomfield and Windsor Lo
Children:
Maria A.C. PeaseBirth: Mar. 11, 1810Death: Aug. 16, 1822
John James Rousseau PeaseBirth: Jun. 25, 1817Death: Mar. 22, 1896
Sarah Maria PeaseBirth: Sep. 8, 1822Death: Mar. 28, 1892
Carolina Annunciade PeaseBirth: Oct. 8, 1826Death: 1911
Elisha Marshall PeaseBirth: Jan. 5, 1812Death: Aug. 26, 1883
Sarah A. PeaseBirth: Jan. 1814Death: Mar. 16, 1814
Lorrain Thompson PeaseBirth: Aug. 11, 1815Death: Aug. 31, 1836

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Sarah Richardson
Relation to maker: granddaughter

Conservation:

Conservator: Cynthia Gompert
Date: 1992
Actions: stabilized, mounted on acid-free board
Other actions: Sequins reglued. Remounted on acid free materials.

Exhibitions: Title: Women Artists in Washington Collections
Host: Art Gallery, University of Maryland
Location: College Park, MD
Date: Jan. 18, 1979 – Feb. 25, 1979

Title: Souvenirs from the Voyage of Life
Host: DAR Museum
Location: Washington, D.C.
Date: Oct. 1, 1992 – Mar. 31, 1993

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

Literature:

Author(s): Carol and Stephen Huber, Susan P. Schoelwer, Amy Kurtz Lansing
Title: With Needle and Brush: Schoolgirl Embroidery from the Connecticut River Valley, 1740-1840
Publication/Publisher: Florence Griswold Museum in Association with Wesleyan University Press
Date: 2011

Author(s): Olive Blair Graffam
Title: Patriotic Imagery in Schoolgirl Needlework Pictures
Publication/Publisher: 51st Annual Washington Antiques Show Catalog
Date: Jan. 5, 2006

Author(s): Olive Blair Graffam
Title: Schoolgirl Art at the DAR Museum
Publication/Publisher: American Needlepoint Guild, Inc.
Date: Mar. 2004

Author(s): Linda Joan Smith
Title:
Publication/Publisher: Country Home Magazine
Date: Apr. 26, 1989

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