Object Details

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Elizabeth B. Culin, 1820

Sampler Archive ID: SA000247
Maker: Elizabeth B. Culin
Maker Birthplace: Salem County, New Jersey
Maker Age: 19-20+ years
Place Made: Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware
School/Teacher:Wilmington Boarding School
Year Made: 1820
Decade Made: 1820-1829
Owner: Winterthur Museum
Accession Number: 1969.0771
Object Credit: Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont
Contributor: Winterthur Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery Darning
Shape: Mostly square
Object Dimensions: 8.125 H x 8.875 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: None
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: None
Enclosures: None
Text types: Personal name, Place name, Date, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
Elizabeth B. Culin
     18     20
Wilmington Boarding - School
Motifs/Symbols:
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk Wool Cotton
Thread Colors Front: Black, White
Thread Condition: Text: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Darning
Thread Count: Vertical:
Horizontal:

Maker History

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Birth Name:
object
Birthdate:
ancestry.com family trees
Birth Location:
City: unknown
County: ancestry.com family trees
State ancestry.com family trees
Death Date:
ancestry.com family trees
Death Location:
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Religion:
Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985
Parents:
BI-CENTENARY MEMORIAL OF JEREMIAH CARTER WHO CAME TO THE PROVINCE OF PENNSYLVANIA IN 1682,CONTAINING A HISTORIC-GENEALOGY OF HIS DESCENDANTS DOWN TO THE PRESENT TIME. By THOMAS-MAXWELL POTTS
cemetery records
cemetery records
BI-CENTENARY MEMORIAL OF JEREMIAH CARTER WHO CAME TO THE PROVINCE OF PENNSYLVANIA IN 1682,CONTAINING A HISTORIC-GENEALOGY OF HIS DESCENDANTS DOWN TO THE PRESENT TIME. By THOMAS-MAXWELL POTTS
cemetery records
cemetery records
Marriages:
Spouse:
Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records
Birth:
Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records
Death:
ancestry.com family trees
Date: Place:
Spouse:
BI-CENTENARY MEMORIAL OF JEREMIAH CARTER WHO CAME TO THE PROVINCE OF PENNSYLVANIA IN 1682,CONTAINING A HISTORIC-GENEALOGY OF HIS DESCENDANTS DOWN TO THE PRESENT TIME. By THOMAS-MAXWELL POTTS
Birth:
ancestry.com family trees
Death:
Date:
Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985
Place:
Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985
Children:
Anna Eliza AngelowBirth: Sep. 17, 1812Death: Jan. 1, 1888
George AngelowBirth: 1817Death: Aug. 1, 1820
Deborah AngelowBirth: Death: 1817
Henrietta AveryBirth: Nov. 11, 1835Death: May 6, 1900

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Henry Francis du Pont
Relation to maker: none

Conservation:
Exhibitions:
Literature:

Author(s): Betty Ring
Title: Girlhood Embroidery: American Samplers and Pictorial Needlework 1650-1850, Vol. II
Publication/Publisher: A. A. Knopf, p. 490
Date: 1993

Author(s): Susan Burrows Swan
Title: A Winterthur Guide to American Needlework
Publication/Publisher: New York: Crown Publishers, p. 18
Date: 1976

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