Object Details

Image courtesy of Winterthur Museum

Unknown, Isaac & Rebekah, n.d.

Sampler Archive ID: SA000211
Maker: Attributed to Ann Carlisle by family tradition
Maker Birthplace: Unknown
Maker Age: Unknown
Place Made: possibly Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Year Made: Unknown
Decade Made: Unsure
Owner: Winterthur Museum
Accession Number: 1953.0152.007
Object Credit: Museum purchase with funds provided by Lammot du Pont Copeland
Contributor: Winterthur Museum

Physical Characteristics

Object type: Embroidered Picture or Scene
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Wide rectangle Depth of frame is 1.750"
Object Dimensions: 15.00 H x 21.50 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: 22.70 H x 28.70 W (inches)
Borders: None
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: None
Enclosures: None
Text types:
Text medium:
Motifs/Symbols: Animals, Aquatic, Architectural, Birds and insects, Celestial, Floral and plant, Human figure, Human made object
Scenes/Pictures: Religious or Biblical
Ground: Silk
Ground Condition: Wear:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Black, Blue, Brown, Gold, Green, Red, Rust, Tan, White
Thread Condition: Symbols: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Long and short, Satin, Stem, Straight
Thread Count: Vertical:

Maker History

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Birth Name:
Winterthur files
Birth Location:
City: unknown
County: unknown
State: unknown
Death Date:
Death Location:
Parents: Mother: Birth: Death:
Father: Birth: Death:

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Harry M. Wilson, Bridgeton, NJ
Relation to maker: Unknown

Exhibitions: Title: Winterthur Museum Permanent Display
Host: Winterthur Museum
Location: Winterthur, DE
Date: ongoing


Author(s): Emelie Gevalt
Title: From England to Philadelphia: Distinguishing Influences from Origins in a Silkwork Picture
Publication/Publisher: Unpublished paper, Winterthur Program in American Material Culture
Date: May, 2016

Author(s): Emelie Gevalt
Title: Traces of Philadelphiain an Early Silkwork Picture
Publication/Publisher: Winterthur Primer, Antiques and Fine Arts,pp. 173-175
Date: Winter, 2016

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