Object Details

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Sarah Ann Parker, n.d.

Sampler Archive ID: SA000205
Maker: Sarah Ann Parker
Maker Birthplace: Plattsburgh, Clinton County, New York
Maker Age: 19-20+ years
Place Made: Plattsburgh, Clinton County, New York
Year Made: Unknown
Decade Made: 1830-1839
Owner: DAR Museum
Accession Number: 95.25
Object Credit: Museum purchase M. Finkel and Daughter
Contributor: DAR Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Mostly square
Object Dimensions: 12.20 H x 11.20 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: 16.00 H x 14.70 W (inches)
Borders: 2
Decorative Bands: 1
Dividing Lines: 7
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal initials, Place name, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
Sarah Ann Parker
Plattsburgh
Sarah Ann Parker
Plattsburgh
Motifs/Symbols: Human made object
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Black, Blue, Brown, Green, Tan, White, Yellow
Thread Condition: Borders: Slight loss
Text: Intact
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Eyelet, Satin
Thread Count: Vertical: 24
Horizontal: 24

Maker History

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Birth Name:
object
Birthdate:
Plattsburgh NY cemetary records
Birth Location:
family history
County: Clinton
State family history
Death Date:
Records of the Plattsburgh NY cemetary
Death Location:
Plattsburgh Republican Newspaper June 25 1870
Religion:
Presbyterian Session records state of NY courtesy of Plattsburgh City historian
Parents:
Plattsburgh cemetary records
Plattsburgh cemetary records
Plattsburgh cemetary records
Plattsburgh cemetary records
Plattsburgh cemetary records
Plattsburgh cemetary records
Marriages:
Children:

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: M. Finkel and Daughter
Relation to maker: none [dealer]

Conservation:
Exhibitions: 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): 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: 1998None

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