Object Details

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Ann Eliza Wilbur, 1861

Sampler Archive ID: SA000203
Maker: Ann Eliza Wilbur
Maker Birthplace: East Chatham, Columbia County, New York
Maker Age: 19-20+ years
Place Made: Massachusetts
Year Made: 1861
Decade Made: 1860-1869
Owner: DAR Museum
Accession Number: 91.337
Contributor: DAR Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery Berlin work
Shape: Wide rectangle
Object Dimensions: 8.50 H x 12.50 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: 17.50 H x 21.00 W (inches)
Borders: None
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: 4
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Personal initials, Date
Text medium: Stitched
LB
LB
1861
Motifs/Symbols: Geometric
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen Congress cloth
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk Wool
Thread Colors Front: Black, Blue, Green, Orange, Pink, Red, Yellow
Thread Condition: Text: Intact
Symbols: Slight loss
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Half cross, Straight, Tent
Thread Count: Vertical: 23
Horizontal: 26

Maker History

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Birth Name:
DAR Lineage, cemetery records
Birthdate:
DAR lineage, cemetery records
Birth Location:
DAR lineage, cemetery records
County: Columbia
State DAR lineage, cemetery records
Death Date:
cemetery records,Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915
Death Location:
cemetery records, Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915
Religion:
Protestant
Parents:
DAR lineage,Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915
family history
family history
DAR Lineage, Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915
DAR Lineage
DAR lineage
Marriages:
Spouse:
DAR lineage, cemetery records Pittsfield Cemetery, Pittsfield, MA
Birth:
cemetery records Pittsfield Cemetery, Pittsfield, MA
Death:
cemetery records Pittsfield Cemetery, Pittsfield, MA
Date: March 25,1847Place:
Children:
Grace Amandy PrenticeBirth: Sep. 18, 1851Death: Dec. 28, 1913
Marie E. PrenticeBirth: Nov. 1, 1853Death:
Nancy Etta PrenticeBirth: Sep. 1863Death: 1937
Frank Howard PrenticeBirth: Feb. 10, 1865Death: Feb. 18, 1887

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Ann Eliza Wilber Prentice
Relation to maker: maker

Conservation:

Conservator: Julia Brennan
Date: 2000
Actions: mounted on acid-free board, reframed

Exhibitions: Title: As Centuries Turn...
Host: DAR Museum
Location: Washington, D.C.
Date: Apr. 13, 2000 – Oct. 15, 2000

Literature:

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