Object Details

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Lucy A. Lamb, c. 1830

Sampler Archive ID: SA000170
Maker: Lucy A. Lamb
Maker Birthplace: Granville, Washington County, New York
Maker Age: 10-12 years
Place Made: Granville, Washington County, New York
School/Teacher:Mary Howk
Year Made: 1830
Decade Made: 1830-1839
Owner: DAR Museum
Accession Number: 74.166
Object Credit: Gift of Gertrude Genevieve Duel Icks
Contributor: DAR Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Wide rectangle
Object Dimensions: 11.50 H x 15.00 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: 15.00 H x 19.00 W (inches)
Borders: 1
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: 6
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal name, Maker signature, Motto or aphorism
Text medium: Stitched
Lucy A Lamb SamPlar Wraught in the 10th year.
Of her age Mary Howk InStructress Love Virtue
Motifs/Symbols: Floral and plant
Scenes/Pictures: Landscape, Domestic, house & yard
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Blue, Brown, Green, Red, Tan, White, Yellow
Thread Condition: Borders: Slight loss
Text: Moderate loss
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross
Thread Count: Vertical: 40
Horizontal: 40

Maker History

Sources for the following information may be viewed by clicking on the links."

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Birth Name:
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Birthdate:
Donor information; Descendants of Thomas Lambe and Winifred Grisling: http://s3.documentcloud.org/documents/759614/lambe-thomas-descendants.pdf
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: 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.
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:
donor information
Death Location:
donor information
Religion:
Parents:
Donor information; Descendants of Thomas Lambe and Winifred Grisling: http://s3.documentcloud.org/documents/759614/lambe-thomas-descendants.pdf
Descendants of Thomas Lambe and Winifred Grisling: http://s3.documentcloud.org/documents/759614/lambe-thomas-descendants.pdf; American Ancestry: Giving Name and Descent, in the Male Line, of American
Descendants of Thomas Lambe and Winifred Grisling: http://s3.documentcloud.org/documents/759614/lambe-thomas-descendants.pdf
Donor information; Descendants of Thomas Lambe and Winifred Grisling: http://s3.documentcloud.org/documents/759614/lambe-thomas-descendants.pdf
Descendants of Thomas Lambe and Winifred Grisling: http://s3.documentcloud.org/documents/759614/lambe-thomas-descendants.pdf;American Ancestry: Giving Name and Descent, in the Male Line, of Americans
Descendants of Thomas Lambe and Winifred Grisling: http://s3.documentcloud.org/documents/759614/lambe-thomas-descendants.pdf:American Ancestry: Giving Name and Descent, in the Male Line, of Americans
Marriages:
Spouse: Hiram Duel Jr.Birth:
family history
Death:
Wisconsin, Deaths, 1820-1907
Date:
family history
Place:
family history
Children:
George Hiram DuelBirth: Apr. 1850Death:
Frances DuelBirth: Sep. 30, 1851Death: Oct. 14, 1862
Dorliska DuelBirth: Apr. 16, 1853Death: Apr. 8, 1890
Dollie DuelBirth: Nov. 5, 1854Death: 1939
Leroy DuelBirth: Sep. 1, 1856Death: 1926
Emma DuelBirth: May 4, 1858Death:
Captolia DuelBirth: Mar. 6, 1860Death: 1865
John DuelBirth: Jan. 7, 1862Death:

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Gertrude Genevieve Duel Icks [Mrs. Robert J. Icks]
Relation to maker: grand daughter

Conservation:

Conservator: Julia Brennan
Date: 2008
Actions: cleaned, stabilized, mounted on acid-free board, other
Other actions: Several repairs done prior to donation to the museum.Reframed 2008

Conservator: unknown
Date: unknown
Actions: cleaned, stabilized, mounted on acid-free board, other
Other actions: Several repairs done prior to donation to the museum.Reframed 2008

Exhibitions: Title: Textile cases
Host: DAR Museum
Date: Jan, - April 1976

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

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

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