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Charlotte Jackson Blackman, 1831

Sampler Archive ID: SA000189
Maker: Charlotte Jackson
Maker Birthplace: Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Maker Age: 19-20+ years
Place Made: Massachusetts
Year Made: 1831
Decade Made: 1830-1839
Owner: DAR Museum
Accession Number: 87.14
Contributor: DAR Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Mostly square
Object Dimensions: 15.00 H x 15.00 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: 19.00 H x 19.00 W (inches)
Borders: 1
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: 15
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal name, Date, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
C. BLACKMAN AUG 25 1831
Motifs/Symbols: Floral and plant
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Green, Pink, Yellow
Thread Condition: Borders: Intact
Text: Intact
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Chain, Queen or rococo, Rice, Satin
Thread Count: Vertical: 29
Horizontal: 33

Maker History

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Birth Name:
family history,Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988
Birthdate:
family history, cemetery records
Birth Location:
family history, cemetery records
County: Suffolk
State family history, cemetery records
Death Date:
cemetery records
Death Location:
cemetery records
Religion:
married by Reverend Thomas Baldwin
Parents:
Mother: uncertain
Birth: Death:
Father: uncertainBirth: Death:
Marriages:
Spouse:
family history, cemetery records
Birth:
family history, cemetery records
Death:
Cemetery records Martinsburg Cemetery, Martinsburg, Washington County IN
Date:
family history, Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988
Place:
family history,Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988
Children:
Thomas BlackmanBirth: 1812Death: 1885
Samuel BlackmanBirth: 1814Death: 1887
Charlotte BlackmanBirth: 1818Death: 1891
John Jackson BlackmanBirth: 1827Death: 1910

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Elizabeth Blackman Burton
Relation to maker: Great grandaughter

Conservation:

Conservator: Julia Brennan
Date: 2008
Actions: removed from frame, cleaned, mounted on acid-free board

Exhibitions: Title: Recent Accessions
Host: DAR Museum
Location: Washington, D.C.
Date: Apr., 1987

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

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