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Artridge Priscilla Jackson, 1829

Sampler Archive ID: SA000209
Maker: Artridge Pricilla Jackson
Maker Birthplace: Washington, District of Columbia
Maker Age: 7-9 years
Place Made: Washington, District of Colombia
Year Made: 1829
Decade Made: 1820-1829
Owner: DAR Museum
Accession Number: 99.35
Object Credit: Museum purchase Weschler's Auction
Contributor: DAR Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Mostly square
Object Dimensions: 17.20 H x 17.20 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: 22.00 H x 21.70 W (inches)
Borders: 1
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: 7
Enclosures: None
Text types: Personal name, Place name, Date, Verse, Maker signature
Text medium:
Artridge Priscilla Jackson sampler
Jesus permit thy gracious name to stand
As the first efforts of an infant hand
And may my humble Piety for eve prove
The true effects of my dear Saviour love
Teach me to feel Anothers woe
To hide the fault I see
That mercy i to others show
That mercy show to me
GEORGETOWN JULY 20 1829
Motifs/Symbols: Animals, Architectural, Floral and plant, Human made object
Scenes/Pictures: Domestic, house & yard
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread:
Thread Colors Front: Black, Blue, Brown, Green, Pink, Tan, White
Thread Condition: Borders: Intact
Text: Intact
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross
Thread Count: Vertical: 38
Horizontal: 36

Maker History

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Birth Name:
object
Birthdate:
cemetary records Glenwood cemetary Washington, District of Columbia
Birth Location:
tombstone
County: unknown
State tombstone
Death Date:
cemetary records Glenwood cemetary Washington District of Columbia
Death Location:
cemetary records Glenwood cemetary Washington District of Columbia
Religion:
Proceedings of the sesqui-centennial gathering of the descendants of Isaac and Ann Jackson, at Harmony Grove, Chester Co., Pennsylvania
Parents:
Proceedings of the sesqui-centennial gathering of the descendants of Isaac and Ann Jackson, at Harmony Grove, Chester Co., Pa
Birth:
Proceedings of the sesqui-centennial gathering of the descendants of Isaac and Ann Jackson, at Harmony Grove, Chester Co., Pa
Proceedings of the sesqui-centennial gathering of the descendants of Isaac and Ann Jackson, at Harmony Grove, Chester Co., Pennsylvania
Proceedings of the sesqui-centennial gathering of the descendants of Isaac and Ann Jackson, at Harmony Grove, Chester Co., Pennsylvania
Proceedings of the sesqui-centennial gathering of the descendants of Isaac and Ann Jackson, at Harmony Grove, Chester Co., Pa
Marriages:
Spouse: Cyrus WatersBirth:
National Intelligencer obituary
Death:
Proceedings of the sesqui-centennial gathering of the descendants of Isaac and Ann Jackson, at Harmony Grove, Chester Co., Pa
Date:
Washington D.C. Marriages
Place:
Washington D.C. Marriages
Children:
Ann Plummer WatersBirth:
Death:
Joseph Jackson WatersBirth: Feb. 4, 1847Death:

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Weschler's Auction
Relation to maker: none [dealer]

Conservation:

Conservator: Cynthia Gompert
Date: 2000
Actions: cleaned, mounted on acid-free board, reframed

Exhibitions: Title: Home and Country: Quilts and Samplers from the DAR Museum Collection
Host: DAR Museum
Location: Washington, D.C.
Date: Oct. 8, 2004 – Apr. 30, 2005

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): Complied by Staff
Title: Celebrating Home and Country
Publication/Publisher: American Spirit Magazine, pp. 28-33
Date: Mar./Apr. 2005

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