Object Details

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Rachel B. Pennock, 1817

Sampler Archive ID: SA000183
Maker: Rachel B. Pennock
Maker Birthplace: Chester County, Pennsylvania
Maker Age: 16-18 years
Place Made: Westtown, Chester County, Pennsylvania
School/Teacher:Westtown Boarding School
Year Made: 1817
Decade Made: 1810-1819
Owner: DAR Museum
Accession Number: 85.36.1
Object Credit: Gift of Elva R. Hardie
Contributor: DAR Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Darning
Shape: Mostly square
Object Dimensions: 10.5 H x 10.2 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: None
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: None
Enclosures: None
Text types: Personal name, Date, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
Rachel B Pennock
West Town School
  18      17
Motifs/Symbols:
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Cotton
Thread Colors Front: White
Thread Condition: Borders: Intact
Text: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Darning
Thread Count: Vertical: 30
Horizontal: 30

Maker History

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Birth Name:
object
Birthdate:
Swaynes Descended from Francis Swayne of East Marlborough Township Chester County Pennsylvania Complied by Norman Swayne 1955
Birth Location:
City: unknown
County: Swaynes Descended from Francis Swayne of East Marlborough Township Chester County Pennsylvania Complied by Norman Swayne 1955
State Swaynes Descended from Francis Swayne of East Marlborough Township Chester County Pennsylvania Complied by Norman Swayne 1955
Death Date:
Swaynes Descended from Francis Swayne of East Marlborough Township Chester County Pennsylvania Compl
Death Location:
Swaynes Descended from Francis Swayne of East Marlborough Township Chester County Pennsylvania Complied by Norman Swayne 1955
Religion:
Swaynes Descended from Francis Swayne of East Marlborough Township Chester County Pennsylvania Complied by Norman Swayne 1955, Swayne Family Papers Swathmore College
Parents:
Swaynes Descended from Francis Swayne of East Marlborough Township Chester County Pennsylvania Complied by Norman Swayne 1955
family history
family history
Swaynes Descended from Francis Swayne of East Marlborough Township Chester County Pennsylvania Complied by Norman Swayne 1955
family history
family history
Marriages:
Spouse:
Swaynes Descended from Francis Swayne of East Marlborough Township Chester County Pennsylvania Complied by Norman Swayne 1955
Birth:
Swaynes Descended from Francis Swayne of East Marlborough Township Chester County Pennsylvania Complied by Norman Swayne 1955
Death:
Swaynes Descended from Francis Swayne of East Marlborough Township Chester County Pennsylvania Complied by Norman Swayne 1955
Date:
Swaynes Descended from Francis Swayne of East Marlborough Township Chester County Pennsylvania Complied by Norman Swayne 1955
Place:
Swaynes Descended from Francis Swayne of East Marlborough Township Chester County Pennsylvania Complied by Norman Swayne 1955
Children:
Benjamin Pennock SwayneBirth: Jun. 11, 1822Death: Feb. 1, 1867
Rest C. SwayneBirth: Mar. 22, 1824Death: died young

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Elva R. Hardie [Mrs. Milton M. Hardie]
Relation to maker: none

Conservation:

Conservator: Julia Brennan
Date: 2012
Actions: cleaned, mounted on acid-free board, stored in acid-free paper, box, cabinet

Exhibitions: Title: Generations II
Host: DAR Museum
Location: Washington, D.C.
Date: Apr., 1985 – Sep., 1985

Title: Educating Through Toys
Host: DAR Museum
Location: Washington, D.C.
Date: Nov. 11, 1986 – May 5, 1997

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

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