Object Details

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Mary Imboden, 1832

Sampler Archive ID: SA000194
Maker: Mary Imboden
Maker Birthplace: Cumberland County, Pennsylvania
Maker Age: 13-15 years
Place Made: Cumberland County, Pennsylvania
Year Made: 1832
Decade Made: 1830-1839
Owner: DAR Museum
Accession Number: 87.95.193
Object Credit: Gift of Mildred C. Brown
Contributor: DAR Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Tall rectangle
Object Dimensions: 10.20 H x 8.00 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: 12.20 H x 10.00 W (inches)
Borders: 1
Decorative Bands: 1
Dividing Lines: 7
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal name, Date, Maker signature, Family genealogy
Text medium: Stitched
Polly Imboden 
Daughter of Jacob 
and Christena Imbod
1832
Motifs/Symbols: Floral and plant
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Black, Brown, Green, Tan
Thread Condition: Text: Slight loss
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Eyelet, Satin
Thread Count: Vertical: 26
Horizontal: 25

Maker History

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Birth Name:
International Genealogical Index
Birthdate:
Genealogical Record of the Wunderlich Family in America: Seventeen Branches Cornman Printing Company, 1911
Birth Location:
City: unknown
County: International Genealogical Index
State International Genealogical Index
Death Date:
Genealogical Record of the Wunderlich Family in America: Seventeen Branches Cornman Printing Company
Death Location:
Cemetary Records of Jerusalem Reformed and Lutheran Church Annvill PA
Religion:
cemetary records
Parents:
Genealogical Record of the Wunderlich Family in America: Seventeen Branches Cornman Printing Company, 1911
Genealogical Record of the Wunderlich Family in America: Seventeen Branches Cornman Printing Company, 1911
Genealogical Record of the Wunderlich Family in America: Seventeen Branches Cornman Printing Company, 1911
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Genealogical Record of the Wunderlich Family in America: Seventeen Branches Cornman Printing Company, 1911
Genealogical Record of the Wunderlich Family in America: Seventeen Branches Cornman Printing Company, 1911
Marriages:
Spouse:
Genealogical Record of the Wunderlich Family in America: Seventeen Branches Cornman Printing Company, 1911
Birth:
Genealogical Record of the Wunderlich Family in America: Seventeen Branches Cornman Printing Company, 1911
Death:
Date:
Genealogical Record of the Wunderlich Family in America: Seventeen Branches Cornman Printing Company, 1911
Place:
Children:
Maria ImbodenBirth: Oct. 31, 1840Death:
Henry ImbodenBirth: Dec. 1833Death:

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Mildred C. Brown
Relation to maker: none

Conservation:

Conservator: Cynthia Gompert
Date: 1988
Actions: removed from frame, cleaned, reframed

Exhibitions: Title: Mt. Walla: A Place on the James
Host: DAR Museum
Location: Washington, D.C.
Date: Jul. 18, 1988 – Jan. 8, 1989

Title: By, For, and Of the People: Folk Art and Americana at the DAR Museum
Host: DAR Museum
Location: Washington, D.C.
Date: Oct. 7, 2011 – Sep. 2, 2012

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