Object Details

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Image courtesy of DAR Museum

Unknown, memorial to parents, n.d.

Sampler Archive ID: SA000178
Maker: Unknown
Maker Birthplace: Unknown
Maker Age: Unknown
Place Made: Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Year Made: Unknown
Decade Made: 1820-1829
Owner: DAR Museum
Accession Number: 82.40
Contributor: DAR Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Embroidered Picture or Scene
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Wide rectangle
Object Dimensions: H x W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: 14.20 H x 16.00 W (inches)
Borders: None
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: None
Enclosures: None
Text types: , Memorial, dedications
Text medium: Printed
May they rest
  in peace
     In
 Memory of
     an
Affectionate
  Father & 
   Mother
Motifs/Symbols: Human figureHuman made object
Scenes/Pictures: Mourning or memorial
Ground: Silk
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Tan
Thread Condition: Symbols: Intact
Other Materials: Paint
Stitch Types: , Fly stitch/fishbone stitch, outline stitch, split stitch
Thread Count: Vertical:
Horizontal:

Maker History

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Birth Name: Unknown
Birthdate:
Birth Location:
City: unknown
County: unknown
State: unknown
Death Date:
Death Location:
Religion:
Parents:
Mother: unknown
Birth: Death:
Father: unknownBirth: Death:
Marriages:
Children:

Object History

Previous Owners:
Conservation:
None
Exhibitions: Title: Kenmore Needlework Exhibition
Host: Kenmore Association
Location: Fredericksburg, VA
Date: Nov. 2, 1987 – Nov. 16, 1987

Title: Woodlawn Plantation Needlework Show
Host: Woodlawn Plantation
Location: Alexandria, VA
Date: Feb. 26, 1990 - Mar. 30, 1990

Title: Feminine Images: American Portraits 1750-1860
Host: DAR Museum
Location: Washington, D.C.
Date: Jun. 25, 2001 – Oct. 31, 2001

Literature:

Author(s): National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Title: DAR 2009 Calendar
Publication/Publisher: National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Date: 2009

Author(s): Susan Deaver Olberding
Title: Needlework Mourning Pictures
Publication/Publisher: Piecework Magazine
Date: Mar./Apr. 1996

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