Object Details

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Lucretia Bright, n.d.

Sampler Archive ID: SA000169
Maker: Lucretia Bright
Maker Birthplace: Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Maker Age: Unknown
Place Made: Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Year Made: Unknown
Decade Made: 1810-1819
Owner: DAR Museum
Accession Number: 73.96
Contributor: DAR Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler, Family Record or Register
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Mostly square
Object Dimensions: 16.80 H x 16.80 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: 20.50 H x 20.50 W (inches)
Borders: 1
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: None
Enclosures: None
Text types: Personal name, Date, Maker signature, Family genealogy
Text medium: Stitched
Elizth bn
Nov 27
1812
Jane bn
April 27 th
1810
Lucretia
bn Aug st 30
1807
Marshall
bn July 30
1805
Nath l bn
Jan y 10th
1803
Sarah bn
Jan y 10th
1801
Susan bn
June20th
1798
Francis     Susan
Bright bn   Bright bn
April 3d    July 25
1766          1778
married 1797 Dec 27th
Family Record
Lucretia Bright
Motifs/Symbols: Floral and plant
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk chenille
Thread Colors Front: Green, Tan, White
Thread Condition: Borders: Intact
Text: Intact
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Long and short, Satin, Stem
Thread Count: Vertical: 28
Horizontal: 28

Maker History

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Birth Name:
object,Family Memorials. Genealogies of the Families and Descendents of the Early Settlers of Watertown, Massachusetts, Including Waltham and Weston; to Which Is Appended the Early History of the Town
Birthdate:
object,Family Memorials. Genealogies of the Families and Descendents of the Early Settlers of Watertown, Massachusetts, Including Waltham and Weston; to Which Is Appended the Early History of the Town
Birth Location:
Family Memorials. Genealogies of the Families and Descendents of the Early Settlers of Watertown, Massachusetts, Including Waltham and Weston; to Which Is Appended the Early History of the Town.. Vol.
County: Middlesex
State Family Memorials. Genealogies of the Families and Descendents of the Early Settlers of Watertown, Massachusetts, Including Waltham and Weston; to Which Is Appended the Early History of the Town.. Vol.
Death Date:
U.S., Newspaper Extractions from the Northeast, 1704-1930
Death Location:
U.S., Newspaper Extractions from the Northeast, 1704-1930
Religion:
protestant
Parents:
object,Family Memorials. Genealogies of the Families and Descendents of the Early Settlers of Watertown, Massachusetts, Including Waltham and Weston; to Which Is Appended the Early History of the Town
object,Family Memorials. Genealogies of the Families and Descendents of the Early Settlers of Watertown, Massachusetts, Including Waltham and Weston; to Which Is Appended the Early History of the Town
Death:
object,Family Memorials. Genealogies of the Families and Descendents of the Early Settlers of Watertown, Massachusetts, Including Waltham and Weston; to Which Is Appended the Early History of the Town
object
Family Memorials. Genealogies of the Families and Descendents of the Early Settlers of Watertown, Massachusetts, Including Waltham and Weston; to Which Is Appended the Early History of the Town.. Vol.
Marriages:
Children:

Object History

Previous Owners:
Conservation:
Exhibitions: Title: Clues to Family History
Host: DAR Museum
Location: Washington, D.C

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

Title: Family Record: Genealogical Watercolors and Needlework
Host: DAR Museum
Location: Washington, D.C.
Date: Jan. 30, 1989- May 14, 1989

Title: Executive Selections
Host: DAR Museum
Location: Washington, D.C.
Date: Dec. 1, 1994 – May 1, 1995

Title: By, For, and Of the People: Folk Art and Americana at the DAR Museum
Host: DAR Museum
Location: Washington, D.C.
Date: Oct. 7, 2011 – Sep. 2, 2012

Literature:

Author(s): Olive Blair Graffam
Title: By, For, and Of the People: Folk Art and Americana at the DAR Museum
Publication/Publisher: National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Date: 2012

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): Gloria Seaman Allen
Title: Antique American Needlework: Family Records, Samplers, Conservation
Publication/Publisher: Antiques and the Arts Weekly
Date: Oct. 13, 1989

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

Author(s): Peter Benes
Title: Decorated Family Records from Coastal Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Connecticut. In Families and Children: Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife, 1985
Publication/Publisher: Boston: Boston University
Date: 1987

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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