Object Details

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Sarah W. Rowand, 1810

Sampler Archive ID: SA000167
Maker: Sarah Wills Rowand
Maker Birthplace: Burlington County, New Jersey
Maker Age: 13-15 years
Place Made: Burlington County, New Jersey
Year Made: 1810
Decade Made: 1810-1819
Owner: DAR Museum
Accession Number: 70.344
Object Credit: Gift of Blanch Louise Thompson Holt
Contributor: DAR Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Mostly square
Object Dimensions: 16.00 H x 17.20 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: 19.70 H x 21.20 W (inches)
Borders: 1
Decorative Bands: 2
Dividing Lines: 6
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal name, Date, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
Sarah w Rowand 1810
Sarah w Rowand 1810
1810
Motifs/Symbols: Birds and insects, Floral and plant, Geometric, Human made object
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Blue, Brown, Green, Red, Tan, White
Thread Condition: Borders: Intact
Text: Intact
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Eyelet, Queen or rococo, Satin
Thread Count: Vertical: 25
Horizontal: 25

Maker History

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Birth Name:
object,Genealogy of the descendants of Thomas French who came to America from Nether Heyford" Compiled and Published by Howard Barclay French Philadelphia PA 1913
Birthdate:
Genealogy of the descendants of Thomas French who came to America from Nether Heyford" Compiled and Published by Howard Barclay French Philadelphia PA 1913
Birth Location:
City: unknown
County: Burlington
State Genealogy of the descendants of Thomas French who came to America from Nether Heyford" Compiled and Published by Howard Barclay French Philadelphia PA 1913
Death Date:
New Jersey, Deaths and Burials Index, 1798-1971 Genealogy of the descendants of Thomas French who
Death Location:
FRIENDS' INTELLIGENCER. PHILADELPHIA, SECOND MO. 18, 1882.
Religion:
death notice in the Friend's Intelligencer
Parents:
Genealogy of the descendants of Thomas French who came to America from Nether Heyford" Compiled and Published by Howard Barclay French Philadelphia PA 1913
Genealogy of the descendants of Thomas French who came to America from Nether Heyford" Compiled and Published by Howard Barclay French Philadelphia PA 1913
Genealogy of the descendants of Thomas French who came to America from Nether Heyford" Compiled and Published by Howard Barclay French Philadelphia PA 1913
Genealogy of the descendants of Thomas French who came to America from Nether Heyford" Compiled and Published by Howard Barclay French Philadelphia PA 1913
family history
Genealogy of the descendants of Thomas French who came to America from Nether Heyford" Compiled and Published by Howard Barclay French Philadelphia PA 1913
Marriages:
Children:

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Achsah Rowand Budd
Relation to maker: sister

Name: Sarah Rowand Budd
Relation to maker: niece

Name: uncertain family members
Relation to maker: descendants

Name: Blanch Louise Thompson Holt [Mrs. Frank Holt]; Josephine Budd Vaughn; Anna Budd Ware
Relation to maker: descendants

Conservation:
None

Conservator: Julia Brennan
Date: 2001
Actions: removed from frame
Other actions: Reframed 2008

Conservator: Julia Brennan
Date: 2008
Actions: removed from frame
Other actions: Reframed 2008

Exhibitions: Title: Museum Gallery
Host: DAR Museum
Date: Aug., 1972

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: A Century of Samplers from the Daughters of the American Revolution Museum Collections
Publication/Publisher: The Decorator Magazine
Date: Fall 1973

Author(s): Ethel Stanwood Bolton, Eva Johnston Coe
Title: American Samplers
Publication/Publisher: Massachusetts Society of Colonial Dames of America
Date: 1921

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