Object Details

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Unknown, memorial to Charles G. Stuart, n.d.

Sampler Archive ID: SA000190
Maker: Unknown
Maker Birthplace: Unknown
Maker Age: Unknown
Place Made: possibly Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Year Made: after 1813
Decade Made: 1810-1819
Owner: DAR Museum
Accession Number: 87.21
Contributor: DAR Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Embroidered Picture or Scene
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Wide rectangle
Object Dimensions: 16.50 H x 22.50 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: 18.50 H x 25.00 W (inches)
Borders: None
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: None
Enclosures: None
Text types: Personal name, Date, Memorial, Inscriptions on grave marker
Text medium: Printed
SACRED
to the
Memory of
CHARLES G STUART
who died
March 10 1813
Aged 26
Ever In
Peace
The End of all His
       years
THE START of all My TEARS
Motifs/Symbols: Animals, Architectural, Birds and insects, Floral and plant, Human figure, Human made object
Scenes/Pictures: Landscape, Mourning or memorial
Ground: Silk
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Black, Blue, Brown, Green, Red, Tan
Thread Condition: Symbols: Intact
Other Materials: Ink, Other, Penciled in designs
Stitch Types: Knotted, Long and short, Satin, Stem, Straight, Seed 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: unknown
Religion:
Parents: Mother:
Birth:
Death:
Father: Birth: Death:
Marriages:
Children:

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Heritage Plantation of Sandwich Maine
Relation to maker: none

Name: Herbert Waide Hemphill Jr.
Relation to maker: none

Name: John Bihler and Henry Cover
Relation to maker: uncertain

Name: John C. Newcomer
Relation to maker: none/dealer

Conservation:

Conservator: Cynthia Gompert
Date: 1992
Actions: removed from frame, stabilized, repaired, mounted on acid-free board, reframed

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

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

Literature:

Author(s): Olive Blair Graffam
Title: Learning is an Ornament: Schoolgirl Art and Education 1770 - 1850
Publication/Publisher: Piecework Magazine
Date: Sep. 1, 2004

Author(s): Olive Blair Graffam
Title: Olive Blair Graffam
Publication/Publisher: National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Date: 1998

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