Object Details

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Unknown, Hay family record, n.d.

Sampler Archive ID: SA000185
Maker: Unknown
Maker Birthplace: Maine
Maker Age: Unknown
Place Made: Portland, Cumberland County, Maine
School/Teacher:Miss Rea
Year Made: Unknown
Decade Made: 1830-1839
Owner: DAR Museum
Accession Number: 86.104
Object Credit: Museum purchase W.M. Schwind Jr.
Contributor: DAR Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Family Record or Register, Embroidered Picture or Scene
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Wide rectangle
Object Dimensions: 23.00 H x 27.70 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: 27.50 H x 33.00 W (inches)
Borders: None
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: None
Enclosures: None
Text types: Personal name, Place name, Date, Family genealogy
Text medium: Printed
GENEALOGY

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JOHN HAY, born in Reading, Mass., Dec. 15, 1737.
SARAH RING, " " Salisbury, "      March 30, 1740.
Married in April, 1761.
Children of John and Sarah Hay.
SARAH, born in Woburn, Mass., March 26, 1762.
JONATHAN PIERPONT, " " " " March 29, 1765.
CHARLOTTE, " " " "  Oct. 31, 1766.
CHARLES, " " " "  June 18, 1768.
ABIGAIL, " " " "  Oct. 4, 1771.
ELIZABETH, " " " " Jan. 13, 1773.
PAMELA, " " " "   Feb. 11, 1774.
ANNA, " " " "   April 5, 1776.
JOHN, " " " "   Aug. 12, 1777.
GEORGE, " " " " Sept. 30, 1779.
MARY, " "       Reading, "    Feb. 26, 1781.
FRANCIS, " " " "  Feb. 1, 1783.
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JASIEL SMITH, born in Taunton, Mass., March 25, 1734.
ANNA CROSMAN, " " Raynham, "    Oct. 19, 1734.
Married, April 14, 1757
Children of Jasiel and Anna Smith.
HANNAH, born in Taunton, Mass., Feb. 15, 1758.
LABAN, " " " "  July 1, 1760.
JASIEL, " " " "  Feb. 7, 1763.
ANA, " " " "  Aug. 22, 1765.
SARA, " " " "  June 13, 1767.
NANCY, " " " " May 13, 1769.
KEZIA, " " " " Sept. 22, 1771.
CHLOE, " " " " March 16, 1774.
RACHEL, " " " "  March 25, 1780.
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CHARLES HAY, born in Woburn, Mass., June 18,1768.
CHLOE SMITH, " " Taunton, "   March 16, 1774.
Married in Turner Maine, Jun 1, 1797
Children of Charles and Chloe Hay.
CHARLES, JR. born in Turner, Maine, Nov. 2, 1797.
VESTA LORING, " " Waterford, "      Aug. 7, 1800.
NANCY LIVERMORE, " " " "   May 22, 1802.
JOHN RING, " " " "   Aug. 11, 1804.
CHARLOTTE THOMPSON," " " " May 11, 1806.
ELIZA BROWN, " " " "  June 14, 1808.
JOSEPH EMERSON, " " " " Feb. 16, 1810.
GEORGE SMITH, " " Baldwin, " July 14, 1811.
JOSEPH EMERSON, " " " "  Feb. 15, 1813.
SOPHIA ANDREWS, " " Cape Elizabeth " Feb. 28, 1815.
ZILPHA ANN, " " Waterford, Me., March 31, 1816.
HENRY HOMER, " " " "  Oct. 26, 1820.
OBITUARY
JOSEPH EMERSON, 1st. died in Cape Elizabeth, Me., Sept.25, 1813.
JOHN RING, " "  Waterford, " Dec. 3, 1821.
JOSEPH EMERSON, 2nd. " "Wareham, Mass., Feb. 2, 1831.

CHARLES " "   Portland, Me., arch 13, 1831.
CHARLES, JR. " " Wareham, Mass., Nov. 29, 1837."
Motifs/Symbols: Architectural, Floral and plant, Human made object, ships
Scenes/Pictures: Landscape
Ground: Silk background with linen foreground with linen b
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Blue, Brown, Green, Red, White
Thread Condition: Symbols: Intact
Other Materials: Paint, Ink
Stitch Types: Chain, Knotted, Satin, Fishbone stitch
Thread Count: Vertical:
Horizontal:

Maker History

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

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: W.M. Schwind Jr.
Relation to maker: none [dealer]

Conservation:

Conservator: Nina Rayer
Date: 1986
Actions: removed from frame, stabilized, mounted on acid-free board, reframed

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

Title: Youth is the Time for Progress: The Importance of American Schoolgirl Art, 1780-1860
Host: DAR Museum
Location: Washington, D.C.
Date: Dec. 5, 1997 – May 4, 1998

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): Unstated
Title: A Record to Remember
Publication/Publisher: American Spirit Magazine, p. 6
Date: Jan./Feb. 2013

Author(s): Deborah Harding, Laura Fisher
Title: Home Sweet Home: The House in American Folk Art
Publication/Publisher: New York: Rizzoli, 2001
Date:

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): Olive Blair Graffam
Title: Youth is the Time for Progress: The Importance Of American Schoolgirl Art, 1780-1860
Publication/Publisher: National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Date: 1998

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

Author(s): Betty Ring
Title: Samplers and Silk Embroideries of Portland, Maine
Publication/Publisher: The Magazine Antiques, 134, pp. 492, 512-525
Date: Sep. 1988

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